|Birth: ||Jan. 23, 1844|
North Carolina, USA
|Death: ||Sep. 5, 1924|
Mary Lamb was the daughter of James Blackburn and Martha Russom Wilson.
When three years old she moved with parents in one horse wagon over the mountains to near Winchester, Randolph Co, Indiana. They lived there until 1856, when her parents moved to Pleasant Township, Union County, Iowa. They moved with one two-horse wagon and one wagon pulled by two yoke of oxen. Her brother George, was with them and drove the oxen. On may 31, 1858 she married Henry F. Lamb. They lived in Pleasant Township, Union County, Iowa for twenty years on a farm they had bought. Here seven of their children were born. From November 1861 until December 1864 her husband was serving in the Union Army. While he was away Mary was caring for the children and the farm.
In October 1878 they moved to Lyon County, Kansas. This time they traveled with a covered wagon and horses. In Lyon Co., KS. they first settled on farm one mile north of Santa Fe Trail. They sold their farm and moved southeast of Americus, Ks. They later bought farm in the Frost District of Allen Creek. This they improved by building house and barn and other buildings. They set out an orchard and sowed alfalfa. Here they raised wheat, corn and oats. Harvested Alfalfa hay to feed cattle and horses. They farmed here with help of their children until march 1905 when they retired and moved to Americus, Kansas, where they bought property. The farm was sold to their daughter and husband, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Frost, who lived here and raised their family. In June 1950, Arthur Frost died and Lottie Lamb Frost moved to Emporia, Kansas.
Henry and Mary Lamb lived in Americus, Kansas, until the death of Henry Lamb, Dec. 15, 1914. Mary Lamb lived in Americus and with her children until her death Sep. 5, 1924. They are buried in Americus Cemetery east of Americus, Kansas.
Henry Franklin Lamb (1833 - 1914)*
Adalaska Cyrus Lamb (1859 - 1927)*
Ida Mae Lamb Yeakly (1862 - 1948)*
James Very Lamb (1868 - 1899)*
Cora Isabel Lamb Hobble (1871 - 1904)*
George Franklin Lamb (1877 - 1946)*
Lottie Martha Lamb Frost (1884 - 1977)*
Created by: Beverly
Record added: Feb 23, 2011
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