Rufus Hugin Lamb

1902–1994 (Age 91)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Rufus Hugin

When Rufus Hugin Lamb was born on 5 September 1902, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Warren Winston Lamb, was 53 and his mother, Harriett Mulligan, was 33. He had at least 1 son with Laura Belle Broxton. He lived in Coosawhatchie, Jasper, South Carolina, United States in 1920 and Pocotaligo, Jasper, South Carolina, United States in 1930. He died on 6 March 1994, in Beaufort, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 91.

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Rufus Hugin Lamb
Laura Belle Broxton
William D Lamb

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 14

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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.

Sources (3)

  • Rufus Lome in household of Warren W Lome, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rufus Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Rufus Lamb in household of Warren W Lamb, "United States Census, 1920"

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