Anliza Lamb

1840–1918 (Age 78)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Anliza

When Anliza Lamb was born in 1840, in Michigan, United States, her father, Thomas Baldwin Lamb, was 24 and her mother, Clarinda Maria Gardner, was 22. She married George H. Cahoon about 1858. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Lowell Township, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1870 and Lowell, Kent, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 9 December 1918, in Grand Ledge, Eaton, Michigan, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Lowell Township, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anliza Lamb
George H. Cahoon
Marriage: about 1858
Ruth Cahoon
Lora Cahoon
Hugh J Cahoon
Clare Cahoon
Edna K Cahoon
Lora Cahoon
Daisy Cahoon

Spouse & Children

  • Female1840–1918Female

  • George H. Cahoon


about 1858


  • Ruth Cahoon


  • Lora Cahoon


  • Hugh J Cahoon


  • Clare Cahoon


  • Edna K Cahoon


+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Adaline Cahoon in household of George H Cahoon, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Analiza Lamb in household of Thomas B Lamb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Ann Cahoon in household of George Cahoon, "United States Census, 1870"

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