Basil Washington Lambert

1875–1963 (Age 87)
Lewis, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Basil Washington

When Basil Washington Lambert was born on 27 November 1875, in Lewis, Kentucky, United States, his father, Benjamin Franklin Lambert, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Jane Howard Lambert, was 23. He had at least 3 sons and 7 daughters with Nellie Irene Smith Lambert. He lived in Magisterial District 3, Lawrence, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 3, Lewis, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 9 January 1963, in Garrison, Lewis, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Tannery, Lewis, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Basil Washington Lambert
Nellie Irene Smith Lambert
Troy Vincent Lambert
Wilson Cinett Lambert
Easter Mae Lambert
Gladys Marie Lambert Price Gillespie Lewis
Basil Willard Lambert
Sylvia Jean Lambert Logan
Olive Ruth Lambert
Nellie Irene Lambert Howard Williams
Mary Alice Lambert
Cpl Minnie Janice Lambert Conley

Spouse & Children



  • Troy Vincent Lambert


  • Wilson Cinett Lambert


  • Easter Mae Lambert


  • Gladys Marie Lambert Price Gillespie Lewis


  • Male1923–1997Male

+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Benjamin Franklin Lambert


  • Sarah Jane Howard Lambert




World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Age 11

Historical Boundaries - 1886: Lewis, Kentucky, United States
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

This name has been translated as "bright or fair lamb." It is more likely from the Old German name Laudbert, from "land-brecht," one distinguished among the people.

Sources (3)

  • Bassel Lambert in household of Benjamin Lambert, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Bosil Lambert, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Basul Lambert, "United States Census, 1920"

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