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Capt. John Lamb
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Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 4, 1804

John, son of David Lamb (of) Ston(ingto)n bpt 13 Jul. 1740 by Rev. Treat, Preston First Church Records 1-34, P-151 (Church Records, CT State Library - Barbour Collection)

John was born to David Lamb and his second wife, Esther Smith, of Stonington, CT.

WOUND RECEIVED OFF COAST OF SPAIN: John Lamb (David, John) born in Stonington, 2 Jun 1740, was a sea captain. Died in Preston 4 Mar 1804 "in consequence of a wound received in a shipwreck on the coast of Spain". Gave service on sea for the Revolution, married Lucy Bulkely, one child, Henry F. went to Wilkes-Barre, PA. ... ("Lamb Families in CT Before 1800" Pg 58, by Frank B. Lamb)

(Capt) John Lamb born in Stonington, CT 2 Jun. 1740; died in Preston, CT 4 Mar 1804. Mr. Lamb was a sea captain and gave service at sea during the Revolution. He was of New London, 1774, Stonington, 1781, Norwich 1783 and 1792. He died in consequence of a wound received in a shipwreck on the coast of Spain, and was then a resident of Groton, CT. Administration was granted to his widow Lucy, 1 Sep. 1807. ("The Bulkeley Genealogy" by Donald Lines Jacobus, 1933, Pg 290)
Family links: 
  David Lamb (1698 - 1771)
  Esther Smith Lamb (1701 - 1788)
  Lucy Lamb (1749 - ____)
  Henry F. Lamb (1783 - 1845)*
  John Lamb (____ - 1804)
  Sarah Lamb Baldwin (____ - 1763)**
  Lemuel Lamb (1738 - 1812)*
  Lucy Lamb Wheeler (1742 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship
Memory of
Capt. John Lamb
who died
March __, 180_
In consequence of a _____nd
______ in a Ship _____ on the
Coast of Spain
aged 62 years

Footstone: J. L.

Capt. John Lamb's headstone, on the ground, is front right from a larger Miner monument.

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New Poquetanuck Cemetery
New London County
Connecticut, USA
Maintained by: Jay
Originally Created by: LindaCh5
Record added: Mar 10, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 18330823
Capt. John Lamb
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 Added: Sep. 7, 2011
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