Manson Purl Lamb

1890–1972 (Age 81)
Grundy Center, Grundy, Iowa, United States

The Life of Manson Purl

When Manson Purl Lamb was born on 22 September 1890, in Grundy Center, Grundy, Iowa, United States, his father, Jacob Mason Lamb, was 35 and his mother, Clementine Victoria Huffman, was 35. He married Elizabeth Isabelle Huehn on 8 December 1912, in Dickinson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Westport Township, Dickinson, Iowa, United States in 1900 and Excelsior Township, Dickinson, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 June 1972, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Lake Park, Dickinson, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Manson Purl Lamb
Elizabeth Isabelle Huehn
Marriage: 8 December 1912
Kenneth E Lamb
Earl Roy Lamb

Spouse & Children

  • Male1890–1972Male

  • Elizabeth Isabelle Huehn


8 December 1912
Dickinson, Iowa, United States


  • Kenneth E Lamb


  • Earl Roy Lamb


Parents & Siblings

  • Jacob Mason Lamb


  • Clementine Victoria Huffman




  • Clarence Monroe Lamb


  • Lottie Lamb


  • Verda O Lamb


  • Ray Raymond Lamb


  • Clara Bell Lamb


+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 1

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 22

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • M Pearl Lamb, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Manson Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Manson Lamb, "United States Census, 1940"

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