Rufus F Lamb

1894–1966 (Age 72)
Pike, Indiana, United States

The Life of Rufus F

When Rufus F Lamb was born on 1 March 1894, in Pike, Indiana, United States, his father, Franklin Stanton Lamb, was 19 and his mother, Frances Adelia Nichols, was 23. He married Helen about 1921. He lived in Washington Township, Pike, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 2 October 1966, in Medford, Jackson, Oregon, United States, at the age of 72.

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Rufus F Lamb
Marriage: about 1921

Spouse & Children

  • Male1894–1966Male

  • Helen


about 1921

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 4

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

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)

  • R F Lamb en la familia de Frankland Lamb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Rufus F Lamb en la familia de Frank Lamb, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rufus F Lamb, "Oregon, World War I, County Military Service Records, 1919-1920"

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