Mary Lambert

1822–1872 (Age 50)
Thetford St Mary the Less, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Lambert was born on 13 January 1822, in Thetford St Mary the Less, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Polly Lambert, was 24 and her mother, Rebecca Sturgeon, was 22. She married William Henry Tempest on 3 March 1842, in Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Halifax St James, Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years. She died in July 1872, in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Nebraska City, Otoe, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mary Lambert
William Henry Tempest
Marriage: 3 March 1842
Hannah Tempest
Joseph Willard Tempest
Phineus Tempest
John Liberty Tempest
George Alfred Tempest Sr.

Spouse & Children

3 March 1842
Halifax, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents & Siblings

  • Joseph Polly Lambert


  • Rebecca Sturgeon




  • Female1822–1872Female

  • Elizabeth Lambert


  • Anna Lambert


  • Harrot Lambert


  • Mathew Lambert


+3 More Children

World Events (7)


Age 1

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 11

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 14

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 Lambert in household of Joseph Lambert, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Lambert in household of Joseph Lambert, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Jackson in household of Jonathan Jackson, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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