Mary Lambert

1869–1963 (Age 93)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary

Mary Lambert was born in December 1869, in Missouri, United States as the daughter of Jessie Lambert and Maggie Mullins. She married John Wesley Garrett on 20 August 1887, in Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 10 April 1963, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Lambert
1869–1963
John Wesley Garrett
1867–1942
Marriage: 20 August 1887
Marjorie Garrett
1888–1949
Jossie Garrett
1890–1896
Susan E Garrett
1893–
Iva Garrett
1899–1991
John B Garrett
1909–1993

Spouse & Children

  • Female1869–1963Female

  • John Wesley Garrett

    Male1867–1942Male

MARRIAGE
20 August 1887
Decatur, Iowa, United States
children

(5)

  • Female1888–1949Female

  • Jossie Garrett

    Female1890–1896Female

  • Susan E Garrett

    Female1893–Female

  • Female1899–1991Female

  • John B Garrett

    Male1909–1993Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Jessie Lambert

    MaleMale

  • Maggie Mullins

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1884 · There is now a Capital Building

Age 15

The capitol building in Des Moines originally had a budget of $1,500,000 but complications arose because of the need of a redesign. The building was dedicated on January 17, 1884, but it wasn’t completed until 1886. On January 4, 1904, a fire started and swept through the areas that housed the Supreme Court and Iowa House of Representatives. A major restoration was performed and documented, with the addition of electrical lighting, elevators, and a telephone system. By the early 1980s, the sandstone exterior of the Capitol had started deteriorating and prompted the installation of canopies to protect pedestrians from falling rubble. The entire reconstruction process took around 18 years to complete.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 35

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

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)

  • Mary Garrett in household of William H Albaugh, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Mary Garrett in household of Frank Lambert, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Garrett in household of John W Garrett, "United States Census, 1920"

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