Rufus T. Lamb

Emanuel, Georgia, United States

The Life of Rufus T.

When Rufus T. Lamb was born about 1867, in Emanuel, Georgia, United States, his father, Simeon Lamb, was 26 and his mother, Mary Ann Bunn, was 22. He lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 50, Emanuel, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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Simeon Lamb
Mary Ann Bunn
Isabel or Isabella L. Lamb
Rufus T. Lamb
William Rodolphus Lamb
Noah Lamb
Rhoda Lamb
Harriett Lamb
Robert Lee Lamb
Patrick P. Lamb
Rosa Lamb
Edward Jasper Lamb
Sylvester Littleton Lamb

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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 0

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 26

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 31

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (2)

  • Rufus T Lamb in household of Simeon E R Lamb, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Rufus T Lamb in household of Simeon Lamb, "United States Census, 1870"

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