Flossie Bell Lambert

1898–1958 (Age 59)
Pierson Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Flossie Bell

When Flossie Bell Lambert was born on 19 November 1898, in Pierson Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, her father, Elias Lambert, was 39 and her mother, Carrie Powell, was 34. She married John William Ward on 25 September 1915, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Sullivan, Indiana, United States in 1910. She died on 17 May 1958, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Flossie Bell Lambert
John William Ward
Marriage: 25 September 1915
Charles Wayne Ward
William Allen Ward
Leon Everett Ward
Robert Lee Ward
Carrie Louise Ward
Lloyd George Ward
Rose M Ward
Lena May Ward

Spouse & Children

25 September 1915
Vigo, Indiana, United States


  • Charles Wayne Ward


  • William Allen Ward


  • Leon Everett Ward


  • Robert Lee Ward


  • Carrie Louise Ward


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings

  • Elias Lambert


  • Carrie Powell




World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 8

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 18

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)

  • Flossie Lambert in household of Elias Lambert, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Flossie B Lambert in household of Elias Lambert, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Flossie Ward in household of John W Ward, "United States Census, 1920"

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