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Capt. John Lamb

  • Birth unknown
  • Death 4 Mar 1804
  • Burial Preston, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Plot
  • Memorial ID 18330823

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)

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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 and to the right of a larger Miner monument.

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  • Maintained by: Jay
  • Originally Created by: LindaCh5
  • Added: 10 Mar 2007
  • Find A Grave Memorial 18330823
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt. John Lamb (unknown–4 Mar 1804), Find A Grave Memorial no. 18330823, citing New Poquetanuck Cemetery, Preston, New London County, Connecticut, USA ; Maintained by Jay (contributor 46914342) .