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Joseph Lamb
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Birth: Oct. 21, 1756
New Jersey, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1828
Ohio, USA

NOTES REGARDING LOCATIONS: Joseph Lamb never resided in Burlington Co., NJ. He did not marry in and none of his children were born in Burlington Co., NJ. Springfield was in Essex Co. NJ. Today it is in Union Co., NJ.

NOTE REGARDING NAME: Years of researching original records concerning Joseph Lamb has disclosed no indication of a middle name or initial. Any one showing a middle name or initial for Joseph Lamb should cite the related documentation.

June 1776:
Daniel Baker, W4121; b 2 Oct. 1755 Westfield, Twp., Essex Co., NJ; d Sept. 1845 Butler Co., OH; Pension filed 11 Oct. 1832 in Butler Co., OH
Veterans Administration letter dated 10 Feb. 1932 by A. D. Hiller: Daniel Baker enlisted in June 1776; served under Captains: John Scudder, Britton, Jacob Crane, Moses Jaquish, Jeremiah Dunn, Samuel Meeker and Joseph Lamb; Colonels: Thomas, Symmes, Potter and Oliver Spencer in the NJ Troops (Pages 41-42);
4 Mar. 1846, Butler Co., OH, affidavit by Hannah Baker, widow of Daniel Baker; they were married on 1 Dec. 1779, by pastor of Presbyterian Congregation of Springfield; subsequent to marriage she prepared cloathing (sic) for him to go into service. That he enrolled himself in Capt Joseph Lambs Company of Gramdens? of Westfield New jersey that her said husband afterwards joined Capt. Samuel Mekers Careby(?) ... (Pages 26-27)...
(Fold3 search for Joseph Lamb, New Jersey; Rev War Pension Application for Daniel Baker, W 4121)
Note: Daniel Baker is buried in Somerville Cemetery, Somerville, Butler Co., OH; Find A Grave Memorial 24870013)

Joseph's father was in Westfield, NJ in 1777.

From tax ratables of New Jersey - List 11, 1778-1780
Joseph Lamb - Springfield Ward, Elizabeth, Essex Co.
(Revolutionary Census of New Jersey, by Kenn Stryker - Rodda, 1972)

24 Jan. 1779 in NJ, Joseph Lamb married Ruth Scudder, dau of Benjamin Scudder of Springfield, NJ

TAX LISTS - Ratables, Elizabeth Township (Westfield)
Joseph Lamb was listed in July 1781, July 1782, July 1783, July and Aug. 1790.
(Microfilm 865470 and 865472, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, UT)

1801 June 15 gave (Col.) Joseph Lamb & Abner Bonnel Each a Deed for the Miami Land for 640 Acres Between them & their wife Ruth & Anne & Joseph & Ruth Lamb Took their farewell.
June 18 Joseph & his family set off for the Miami.
July 19 I wrote a Letter to Joseph Lamb and Abner Bonnel
(Marginal Jottings from Benjamin Scudder; Proceedings New Jersey Historical Society, 1946, Vol 64, Pg 101)

Frazee Bishop and Betsey, his wife, of township of Westfield, Essex Co. to Aaron Ball of same; for $95.62; 5 1/10 acres purchased from his father-in-law Capt. Joseph Lamb (Essex Co., NJ Deeds, Book G, Pg 458-9, 18 Sept. 1802; Family History Library Film 0911901)

Turtle Creek Baptist Church Organized. This "arm" of the Clear Creek Baptist Church was organized as a separate church on Saturday, December 11, 1802, and (was) called the Turtle Creek Baptist Church. In addition to Elder Daniel and Sarah Clark, five of their children were among the original members... membership which numbered thirty-three. A complete list of the original membership is as follows: ... Joseph Lamb, Ruth Lamb, .... ("Elder Daniel Clark, Pioneer Baptist Preacher", unnumbered pages)

Frazee Bishop and Betsey, his wife, of township of Westfield, Essex Co. to John B. Osborn of same; $250, part of lands that said Frazee Bishop purchased of his Father in law Capt. Joseph Lamb... 15 acres (Book E6, Pages 130-2, 19 Aug. 1803, Family History Library Film 899240)

"Rank Roll of the Officers of the Second Brigade First Division of Ohio Militia Commanded by Brigadier Genl. Wm. C. Schenck. Deerfield, 5 Sept. 1808"
Gent & Staff Rank Date of Comissions
Wm C. Schank B Genl
Ephm Kibbey Inspr 5th June 19 1805
John Wentworth QM
Joseph Lamb Lt Col 21 Sept. 1804
William Mason Major 24 July 1804
Richd S. Thomas Majr 28th July 1804
Note: Continues with listing of 10 Captains, 11 Lieutenants, 9 Ensgns
("The Quarterly Publication of the Historical and Philosophical Society of Ohio" 1918-1920, Vol. XV, Pg 28; also cited in "Warren Co., OH: Heir-Lines", Summer 1992, Vol. 11, Issue 2, Pg 53. Warren County Genealogical Society indicated that the source is from papers of John S. Gano at Cincinnati Historical Society, Warren Co. Militia Officers.)

Burial places for four children are unknown:
John David Lamb b 12 Aug. 1785, d 21 Aug. 1788
Sarah Lamb b 13 Sept. 1789; m William Davis; res Warren Co., OH (See below)
Enoch Lamb b 1 Apr. 1792
Mary "Polly" Lamb b 10 Jan. 1798; d 28 Nov. 1824; m Joseph Banker; res Butler Co., OH
Ann Lamb b 10 Mar. 1802 OH, d 11 Apr. 1868, Lebanon, Warren Co. OH; m John R. Schenck; res Warren Co., OH

NOTE: Sarah (Lamb) Davis and her husband, William Davis, have been incorrectly assumed to have been a different couple named William and Sarah Davis. See her memorial.

Seek further information concerning Joseph Lamb, including military / militia service.
Family links: 
  John David Lamb (1729 - 1784)
  Mary Thompson Hetfield (____ - 1791)
  Ruth Scudder Lamb (1764 - 1842)
  Elizabeth Lamb Worth (1780 - 1845)*
  Benjamin Scudder Lamb (1782 - 1856)*
  John David Lamb (1785 - 1788)*
  Isaac Lamb (1787 - 1870)*
  Sarah Lamb Davis (1789 - ____)*
  Enoch Lamb (1792 - ____)*
  Thompson Lamb (1794 - 1848)*
  Mary Lamb Banker (1798 - 1824)*
  Joseph Q. Lamb (1800 - 1868)*
  Ann Lamb Schenck (1802 - 1868)*
  Hannah Lamb Williamson (1804 - 1875)*
  Betsey Lamb Ross (____ - 1825)*
  Patience Lamb Clark (1753 - 1789)*
  Joseph Lamb (1756 - 1828)
*Calculated relationship
This gravestone, next to that of his wife, has weathered and is now unreadable.
In Memory
Joseph Lamb
who departed this life
August 8, 1828
in the 72 year of
his age
Pioneer Cemetery
Warren County
Ohio, USA
Maintained by: Jay
Originally Created by: Vance Nixon
Record added: Feb 10, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7172956
Joseph Lamb
Added by: Jay
Joseph Lamb
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 Added: Mar. 27, 2010

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