Mary E Lamb

1842–
Linden, Genesee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Mary E

When Mary E Lamb was born in 1842, in Linden, Genesee, Michigan, United States, her father, Oliver P Lamb, was 21 and her mother, Mary Finetta Fairbanks, was 26.

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Family Time Line

Oliver P Lamb
1821–1850
Mary Finetta Fairbanks
1816–1893
Zenas Perry Lamb
1840–1919
Mary E Lamb
1842–
Franklin Carter Lamb
1845–1846

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1821–1850Male

  • Mary Finetta Fairbanks

    Female1816–1893Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 5

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English lamb, a nickname for a meek and inoffensive person, or a metonymic occupational name for a keeper of lambs. See also Lamm .2 English: from a short form of the personal name Lambert .3 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Luain ( see Lane 3). MacLysaght comments: ‘The form Lamb(e), which results from a more than usually absurd pseudotranslation (uan ‘lamb’), is now much more numerous than O’Loan itself.’

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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