Florence Nora Lambert

1896–1966 (Age 70)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Florence Nora

When Florence Nora Lambert was born on 19 September 1896, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Benjamin Rodwell Lambert, was 29 and her mother, Annie King, was 20. She married Adolphus Josephus Blackwell on 6 October 1917. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lawrence, Mississippi, United States in 1935 and Beat 3, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 11 October 1966, in New Hope Cemetery, Montgomery, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Monticello, Lawrence, Mississippi, United States.

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Florence Nora Lambert
Adolphus Josephus Blackwell
Marriage: 6 October 1917
Elsie Rhea Blackwell
Bennie Blackwell
Ellen Joceal Blackwell
Hiram Gordon Blackwell
Thomas Vaiden Blackwell
Kathelene Blackwell
Emmett Blackwell
Dalpha Blackwell

Spouse & Children

6 October 1917


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 11

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 20

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Nora Lambert in household of Ben R Lambert, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Nora Blackwell in household of Dods Blackwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora Blackwell in household of Adolpus G Blackwell, "United States Census, 1930"

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