Lamb / Lambe / Lambie
John LAMB born 1660 Mounckstowne (Monkstown), Dublin Co., Ireland
Spouse: Margaret HOULT born 1664 Monkstown, Dublin Co. Ireland, married 11/1685
Richard LAMB born 1696 Coombe / Comb, Dublin Co., Ireland, made will 8/12/1736 Atlantic Ocean on way to America, proved in Boston 1737
Spouse: Anna WHITE born 4/28/1698 Clackmannan, Clackmannanshire, Ireland, married 1713, died before 1736 Baile Atha Cliath, Dublin Co., Ireland
Children: had total of 8 children; William born 1714; Agnes married John Spear; Anna born the Coombe, Dublin, Ireland, 1722, died in Westfield 4/29/1758 in 37th year of age - on tombstone Old Mechanics Streedt Cemetery, Westfield, married Richard Falle
William LAMB born 1714 Baile Atha Cliath, Dublin Co., Ireland, died Cumberland Co. ME
Spouse: Elizabeth WHITE born before 1725 Makery, Monaghan Co., Ireland, died Cumberland Co. ME, married 1736 Falmouth, Cumberland ME
Children: John born 1740 Westbrook ME; William; Richard
John LAMB born 1740 Westbrook Cumberland ME, married Falmouth ME resided Oxford ME, probably had 2 brothers in ME named William and Richard [A-CHS records per Jeff Card]
Spouse: Hannah Eliza PORTERFIELD born 1750 Windham Cumberland ME married 5/15/1774 died Windham
Children: Robert born 8/24/1771 Windham died 4/11/1861; Eleanor born 1772 Windham; James Brackett born 8/24/1774 Gorham died 3/4/1853 Maine married 1796 Betsey Dunn born 6/17/1780 Gorham died Robbinston ME; Richard born 3/17/1777 Gorham died 5/4/1863; Martha born 1778 Windham; Robert born 5/26/1779 Gorham; William born 1788 Windham died 1864 married Mary Baker
Richard LAMB born 3/17/1777 Gorham Cumberland ME died 5/4/1863
Spouse: Hannah M. AUSTIN born 10/7/1787 Windham Cumberland ME died 12/22/1871; married 9/11/1805; married (2) Stephen Phinney (3) Asa Pasco
Stephen Austin born 1/14/1806 died 1/10/1868 Illinois; Samuel Bracket born 1/8/1808; Hannah Porterfield born 4/20/1810 died 1/21/1862 Otisfield Cumberland ME; Lydia Austin born 7/21/1812 died 10/25/1888 Otisfield; Sarah H. born 6/9/1815 died 1/9/1901 Otisfield`; Richard Jr. born 1/16/1818 died 11/24/1894 Windham married Mary Elizabeth Lamb? born c. 1829 Maine; William Austin born 7/22/1820 died 7/30/1902 Windham married Emmeline Whitney; Eliza Robinson born 9/17/1823 died 3/27/1914 Windham married William Baker Lamb
Samuel Brackett LAMB born 1803 Windham Cumberland Co. ME died 5/23/1857 age 60, buried 5/25 Alexander ME
Spouse: Margaret Loring STEPHENSON born 12/3/1807 Alexander ME died 11/3/1887 age 80 Alexander ME; married 1/3/1830 Alexander
Children: Irene Ingalls born 6/3/1830; Elisha William born 12/26/1831, mustered into US Service 1/15/1861, reduced to ranks, absent, sick, married Mary Ann Smith 1/5/1857; Margaret Lydia born 8/26/1835; Samuel Brackett born 3/5/1838 died 1864 hospital Washington DC after battle of Petersburg VA; Lucy Edgerly born 3/31/1841 married Jacob S. Davis; Elizabeth Stephenson born 3/31/1841; Seavey Edgerly born 1841; Jesse R. born 1846 married Susan App marriage intensions filed 11/30/1870, in 1880 Census they lived with Haskell Smith family; Hannah Elizabeth born 7/12/1833 Calais [Alexander?] died 10/18/1893 married Charles Hazen Card
Lucy Edgerly LAMB born 3/31/1841 died 12/8/1921 Calais Cerebral Hemorrhage, buried Calais ME, have photo of grave stone says born 1840
Spouse: Jacob S. DAVIS born 8/1833 died 12/16/1910 buried Crawford ME married 11/25/1862
Children: Alice E. born Crawford 1863 married (1) Henry Osborn (2) Henry Hendrickson died Billingham WA; Albert R. (Bert), blacksmith, born 8/10/1865 married Gertrude ? World War I Vet, have photo of grave stone died 5/10/1921 age 55 years 9 mo buried Calais Cemetery Block 108, S. 30' NE from East Alley Way (Aunt May called him Herbert); Hamden Oliver [Oliver H. per 1880 census] born 6/29/1869 married Sarah Maria McDowell; Edmund Elisha born 2/7/1878 died 10/19/1924 married Lydia Jane Matheson born in Canada 11/6/1888 daughter of William H. and Alice A. (Weatherby) Matheson
Aunt May told Shirley Davis Smith that Jacob was very dark complexioned and Lucy was very light. Lucy was said to have had a wicked bad temper. Lucy refused to be buried in Crawford with Jacob; said she never had liked that place and wasn't going to be buried there. Much of Lamb/Stephenson information per Alta at email@example.com.
[(1) Lambs in ME 1790 Census: John, Gorham/Scarborough, Cumberland; Col Joshua, Canaan, Hancock Co.; Richard, Brownfield, York Co.; William, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. (2) www.familysearch.com IGI Record Batch 7020420 Sheet 35; James Lamb, M, born 8/24/1774 Gorham, Cumberland, Maine, parents John & Hannah.]
Vital Records of Calais ME pg 156: Children of Nathaniel and Elmira Lamb; Seth Turner b 4/26/1831; Albert b. 1/25/1835; Betsey b. 11/14/1836; Peter Carle b. in Alexander 7/20/1840; James b. in Calais 5/21/1843. Pg 145: Children of Robert J. & Lydia W. Lamb - Oramendal b. 1/19/1844; Leonard Pickins b. 3/5/1845. Pg 6 Marriage Intentions - Robert James Lamb & Lydia W. Pickins both of Calais 4/20/1842. Pg 94: Marriages solemnized by Phineas Higgins - Robert J. Lamb and Lydia W. Pickins of Calais, May 4, 1842. Pg 173 - Leonard Pickins Lamb, son of Robert J. and Lydia W. Lamb, d. Mar 26, 1846.
Marriage Records of Washington Co. pg 12: George Parks of Calais & Ann Mariah Lamb of same m. 25 Jan 1835 by Rev. Joseph C. Aspenwall. Pg 20: Daniel Harmon of Calais & Eleanor Lamb of same m. 8 Dec 1836 by Rev. Ashael Moore. Pg 6 - Robert I. Lamb [no town] & Lydia W. Pickens of Calais m. 5/4/1842 by Phenneas Higgins. Pg 10 - Samuel Lamb of Calais & Mary Whitney of Machias m. 11/19/1833 by Rev. Abraham Jackson.
Samuel Lamb of Calais married Mary Whitney of Machias 11/20/1834.
From Alta Flynt: The Hamiltons of Waterborough, 1912, Boston. Almira(6) Carle (Abigail5 Hamilton, James 4, Benjamin 3, Abel 2, David 1), daughter of Peter and Abigail5 (Hamilton) Carle, was born at Waterborough ME 11/16/1812. She married 7/11/1830, Nathaniel Lamb, born 7/13/1803, died at Baileyville ME 6/4/1880. She died at Milltown NB 12/10/1887 and both are buried at Calais ME. Children: Seth Turner b. at Milltown ME 4/26/1831; Albert b Milltown ME 1/25/1835 d 12/30/1864, m at Calais ME 10/11/1854, Sarah A. Waldron of Milltown ME b 10/11/1835 d 5/8/1864, Child Franklin Freeman b at Calais 7/22/1855 d at Baileyville ME 5/12/1865; Betsey b at Milltown ME 11/14/1836 d 11/27/1836; Peter Carle b at Alexander ME 7/20/1840 d 11/7/1892, m at Calais ME 4/21/1873 Sarah G. Manson of Milltown ME b 4/21/1840, Child Frank Manson b 6/7/1876 d 6/25/1876; James b at Milltown ME 5/21/1843; Anna Caroline b at Milltown ME 4/12/1849. Saco Valley Settlements and Families, 1895, Portland ME pg 559 "Almira b 11/16/1812 m Nathaniel Lamb of Princeton ME."
St. Croix Courier 1887: DECEMBER 22, 1887 DIED : LAMB - In Milltown, N.B., December 10, Almira Lamb, aged 75 years and 25 days.n
1754 Maine Census, William Lamb, Falmouth, Cumberland Co. ME, page 38.
To all People unto whom this Present Deed of Sale shall or may come Sam Lamb of St Georgies River in the County of York and Province aforesaid hyer sendeth Waldo Greeting. Know ye that I the said Sam'l Lamb for and in Consideration of the Sum of One hundred & four Pounds nineteen Shillings to me in Hand paid before and at the Executing & Delivery of these Presents by Sam'l Waldo of Boston in the County of Suffolk & Province aforesd March1 the Receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged & thereof & of every Part & Parcel thereof do fully clearly & absolutely acquit exonerate & forever discharge him the said Samuel Waldo his Heirs Execrs or Adminrs have given granted bargaind released & confirmed enftoffed aliened set over and sold as by these Presents I do give grant release confirm en feoffe aliene set over bargain & sell unto the said Sam'l Waldo his Heirs and Assigns all that Parcel and Parcels of Land lying & being on the Western Side of the River commonly called and known bv the Name of St Georges River in the Eastern Parts of this Province aforesd containing Two hundred Acres being Butted & Bounded viz beginning at a 130 markd Tree below the Block House and running down said River Sixty Rods to another markd Tree & from said markd Trees to run Sixty Rods wide by markd Trees a West North West Course till two hundred Acres be Completed & made up said Tract being the Lots lately Laid out No 27 & 28 & Lies between a Lot of Edward Lamb & a Lot No 2 on the aforesaid River in the County of York aforesaid & all & Singular the Woods & Under Woods Waters Fishings Rents Reversion & Reversions Remainder & Remainders thereof & all the Estate Right Title Inheritance Claim or Demand whatsoever of him the said Saml Lamb of in & to the same To have and to hold the said Two hundred Acres of Land & Premisses herein before granted with all & Singular the Appurcea thereunto belonging or in any wise Appertaining to him the said Saml Waldo his Heirs & Assigns to the sole only and proper Use & Behoof of him the said Samuel Waldo his Heirs and Assigns forever in a free & absolute Right thereof of all & every Part & Parcel thereof to Dispose of as of his or their own proper Goods & Chattels without any Incumbrances Let hindrance Trouble or Molestation whatsoever from him the said Samuel Lamb his Heirs & Assigns & he the said Saml Lamb doth covent promise grant & agree to & with the said Saml Waldo his Heirs & Assigns that he the said Saml Lamb being the only true & lawful owner of all & Singular the bargained Premisses & of every Part and Parcel thereof to Dispose give grant release confirm enfeoffo aliene set over bargain & sell which he doth by these Presents freely clearly and absolutely without any manner of Constraints former bargains Engagements Gift or Grant excepting the valuable Considerations aforesaid Dispose of gives grants releases confirms enfeoffs alienes setts over bargains & sells unto the said Saml Waldo his Heirs & Assigns the aforementioned Premisses with all & Singular their Appurces from henceforth now & forever hereafter shall & will Defend make Sure & confirm unto the sd Saml Waldo his Heirs & Assigns from all & every or any Claims Pretences or Demands to the Premisses or any Part thereof by any Person or Persons whatsoever from by or under him the said Saml Lamb his Heirs or Assigns Provided all ways nevertheless that in Case the aforementioned Samuel Lamb shall on or before the fourteenth Day of Decr which will be in the Year of our Lord Christ one thousand seven hundred & thirty eight well & truly pay unto the aforementioned Saml Waldo his Heirs or Assigns the full & Just Sum of One hundred & four Pounds nineteen Shillings in currt lawful Money of the Province aforesaid or payable Bills of Publick Credit on said Province Together with lawful Interest thereon then this Deed & the Estate hereby granted shall Cease Determine & become null & void. In Witness whereof he the said Samuel Lamb hath set to his Hand & affixed his Seal at St Georgies aforesd the fourteenth Day of December in the tenth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second of great Britain France & Ireland King Defender of the faith Annoq Domini 1736. Saml Lamb Seal Signed Sealed & Delivered in the Presence of us being first Interlined in the first Side between the 5th & Sixth Lines the Word Shilling and between ye 16 th & 17 Line Waldo & between the 28 & 29th Lines Edward also in sd Line No 29 & in the twenty ninth Line an Erasure of Edward also in sd Line of of Edwards Lambs & in the Second Side in the Sixth Line an Erasure of one Word & an Interlination between the 28th & 29th Line of the Word their & in the above Side the Name of Thomas White is erased & that of Saml Lamb between the first & Second Line Added & in the Twenty eighth Line of the first Side read No 27 & No 28. Thomas White, Edward Lamb York St Georges December 15th 1736 . Personally appeared before me the Subscriber one of his Majesties Justices of the Peace Saml Lamb & Acknowledged this Instrum to be his voluntary Act & Deed Cor John ryles Justice Peace. A true Copy of the Original Received Decembr 30 1736 Attest Jer Moulton Regr.
A list of Settlers in St. George's River, Medumcook, and Broadbay. From the Knox Manuscripts. Lower Town: William Lamb, Richard Lamb, Edward Lamb Senr., William Lamb, Edward Lamb Junr. Supposedly 1760.
Documentary history of the State of Maine, Volume 11: Petition April 3 1742. Refer'd to May Session Province of the Massachusetts Bay
.To His Excellency William Shirley Esqr Captain General and Governour in Chief in and over the said Province. To the Honourable the Council and House of Representatives in General Court assembled March 17 1741 The Petition of James Gillmore, Richard Copley, Richard Falley, William Scott, Thomas Martin, William Pearson, Henry Handy,
Richard Lamb, Thomas Procter, Thomas Howard, Robert Young, Benjamin Burton, Charles Procter, John Burton, John Gorman, John Newburn,
Thomas White, Edward Lamb, Samuel Lamb, William Everson,
William Lamb, William Howard, John Hopkens, John Mouren, Peter Bernet, William Burns, John McKewn, Robert McKewn, John Gwin, David Rood, William Hickey, Samuel Clark, Hugh Boyd, James Barns, James Little, Archibald Little, Henry Lean, John Lean, James Morton, James Norton, John Vass, Jeremiah Vass, John Vass Junr, Dinith Kenny, William Carter, James Yets, Inhabitants of a Certain Tract of Land lying on S Georges River in the County of York in the Eastern parts of the Province aforesaid Humbly Sheweth That your Petitioners and their Families for many years past have Dwelt on the aforesaid Tract of Land Containing about seven Mile and an half Square by Grants from Mr Samuel Waldo of Boston Merchant who was then Sole Owner and Proprietor thereof and have had a Minister of the Gospel Constantly Preaching among them for some Years And Whereas the Number of Inhabitants on said Tract is daily increasing and having never been set off by the Government as a distinct and Separate Township and Consequently not vested with the Rights & Priviledges of other Towns in the Province Your Petitioners often find for want thereof great Difficulties & Inconveniences Attending their Affairs Especially those of a Publick Nature And as your Petitioners are much greater in Number than many other Towns that heretofore upon Application made have been set off into distinct Townships Your Petitioners therefore humbly Pray Your Excellency and Honours will be pleased to Allow them (by their Attorney the said Mr Samuel Waldo Specially Appointed and Ipowered by Your Petitioners to Act for them in this Affair) to bring in a Bill for Erecting the said Tract of Land into a distinct and separate Township that so Your Petitioners may enjoy the same Powers Priviledges and Immunities as other Towns in the Province And your Petitioners as in Duty bound shall ever pray &c Sa Waldo Atory for the Petitioners.
Collections of the Maine Historical Society: Having had application made to me by Edmund Wendell Agent to John Durand & Anthony Baron Esqr under Contract to His Majesty for supplying the Royal Navy with Masts Yards & Bowsprits sprits that Lyceuse be granted to Mess John Johnson, James Johnson, David Small, William Lamb, William Webb all of Falmouth & Richard Maberry of Windham in the County of Cumberland in the Province of the Massachusetts Bay to go with their Workmen into the King's Woods in the Township of New Gloucester and half of Bakers Town now Poland in the County & Province aforesaid there to cutt & hall Fifty white pine Trees for Masts Yards and Bowsprits being agreed for and to be delivered to the said Edmund Wendell for the aforesaid Contract and Whereas by His Majestys Royal Lycense dated 28th day of October 1768 to me directed I am authorized to grant such permission.
1790 Census - Cumberland Co. Falmouth;
William Lamb, John Lamb. 1799 Census Cumberland, Falmouth John
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