Malvina Lamb

1839–
Livingston, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Malvina

When Malvina Lamb was born in 1839, in Livingston, Kentucky, United States, her father, John W. Lamb, was 37 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Wilson, was 41.

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Family Time Line

John W. Lamb
1802–1848
Mary "Polly" Wilson
1798–1860
James Madison Lamb
1827–1903
Jonathan L. Lamb
1828–
Melissa Lamb
1829–
Samuel B. Lamb
1830–1892
John W. Lamb
1831–
Simeon Lamb
1831–
George B. Lamb
1837–1878
Mary M. Lamb
1838–
Malvina Lamb
1839–

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 11

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1863

Age 24

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.

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