William Lamb

Birth
Massachusetts, USA
Death 15 Feb 1897 (aged 79–80)
Covington, Fountain County, Indiana, USA
Burial Covington, Fountain County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 138120642 · View Source
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Newport Hoosier State
Newport, Indiana
Wednesday, February 24, 1897 edition


William Lamb, an old and honored citizen of Covington, Fountain County, died last Wednesday. He was born in Massachusetts in 1817, and emigrated to old Fountain in 1836. In 1841 the legislature created the office of County Auditor and Mr. Lamb was elected to the office, being the first Auditor of the county. He was re-elected several times in succession, holding the office for 20 years. After his term as Treasurer expired, he engaged in merchandizing for a few years, when he again went into the Auditor’s office as Deputy. He was buried Friday morning by the Masonic order.
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Obituary provided by Find-A-Grave contributor 46985190, Carolyn Schwab.


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  • Originally Created by: Russ Nixon
  • Added: 31 Oct 2014
  • Find A Grave Memorial 138120642
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Lamb (1817–15 Feb 1897), Find A Grave Memorial no. 138120642, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Covington, Fountain County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave (contributor 8) .