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Elijah H. Lambert

  • Birth 2 Mar 1847 New Haven, Addison County, Vermont, USA
  • Death 8 Jan 1937 Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, USA
  • Burial Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA
  • Memorial ID 37681764

Extract from the 1860 Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Age in 1860: 13
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: grandson
Living with: mother, and Francis and Rosele Bibo, ages 65 and 73, both b. Canada
Home in 1860: Winsted, McLeod, Minnesota
Post office: Rocky Run
Occupation: attending school
Siblings living at home: Almena (age 11) and Swedenborg (5)
Census place: Winsted, McLeod, Minnesota; Roll M653_571; Page: 361; Image: 366; Family History Library Film: 803571
Date: 8 Jun 1860

Extract from American Civil War Soldiers:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Enlistment date: 8 Feb 1865
Distinguished service: distinguished service
Side served: Union
State served: Minnesota
Unit numbers: 1147 1147
Service record: enlisted as a private on 8 February 1865
Enlisted in Company H, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Minnesota on 8 February 1865
Mustered out Company H, 1st Heavy Artillery Regiment Minnesota on 27 September 1865

Extract from the 1875 Minnesota State Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Age: 28
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: white
Gender: male
Residence county: McLeod
Residence state: Minnesota
Locality: Hutchinson
Father's birthplace: France [sic]
Mother's birthplace: France [sic]
Sibling living at home: Emanuel (age 20)
Census date: 1 May 1875
Line: 35
Roll: MNSC_11

Extract from the 1880 Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Age: 33
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head-of-household: head
Home in 1880: Township 125, Traverse, Minnesota
Marital status: single
Father's birthplace: Canada
Mother's birthplace: Canada
Occupation: farmer
Census place: Traverse, Minnesota; Roll: T9_635; Family History Film: 1254635; Page: 360.2000; Enumeration District: 2
Date: 7 Jun 1880

Extract from the 1895 Minnesota State Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Age: 48
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: Vermont
Gender: male
Race: white
County: Otter Tail
Locality: Fergus Falls Ward 4
State residency: 36 years
District residency: 8 years
Parents of foreign birth: yes
Occupation: farmer

Extract from the 1900 Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Age at last birthday: 53
Date of birth: May 1847 [sic]
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: white
Sex: male
Relationship to head-of-house: inmate
Home in 1900: Minneapolis Ward 12, Hennepin, Minnesota
Address: Minnesota Soldiers' Home
Marital status: single
Able to read, write and speak English: yes
Father's birthplace: Illinois
Mother's birthplace: Vermont
Occupation: none
Census place: Minneapolis Ward 12, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T623 770; Page: 3B; Enumeration District: 151
Date: 5 Jun 1900

Extract from U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Estimated birth year: 1846
Birth state: Vermont
Admitted year: 1906
Age at admission: 60
State: South Dakota
County: Fall River
City: Hot Springs
Branch: Battle Mountain Sanitarium
Date of enlistment: 6 Feb 1865
Place of enlistment: Lebanon, Minnesota
Rank: private
Company: H
Regiment: 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery
Date of discharge: 27 Sep 1865
Place of discharge: Nashville, Tennessee
Cause of discharge: or. War Department
Kind and degree of disability: lumbago; sciatica
When and where contracted: Arthur, Minnesota
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Complexion: fair
Eyes: black
Hair: gray
Can read and write: yes
Religion: Protestant
Occupation: laborer
Residence subsequent to discharge: Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Married or single: single
Name and address of nearest relative: E S Lambert (brother), Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Rate of pension: $8.00

Extract from the 1910 Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Relationship to head of family: head
Age in 1910: 63
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: white
Sex: male
Home in 1910: Delaware Township, Leavenworth, Kansas
Address: National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Canada French
Mother's birthplace: Canada French
Occupation: farmer
Whether out of work on April 15, 1910: yes
Census place: Delaware Township, Leavenworth, Kansas; Series: T624; Roll: 444; Page: 62A; Enumeration District: 85; Part: 2; Line: 21
Date: 27 Apr 1910

Extract from U.S. National Homes for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, 1866-1938:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Estimated birth year: 1846
Birth state: Vermont
Date of admission: 20 Nov 1906
Discharge date: 11 April 1907
Cause of discharge: transfer to Battle Mountain Sanitarium
Date of readmission: 17 Aug 1907
Discharge date: 5 Apr 1917
Cause of discharge: o. r.
Age at admission: 60
State: Kansas
County: Leavenworth
City: Leavenworth
Branch: Western Branch
Date of enlistment: 6 Feb 1865
Place of enlistment: Lebanon, Minnesota
Rank: private
Company: H
Regiment: 1st Minnesota Heavy Artillery
Date of discharge: 27 Sep 1865
Place of discharge: Nashville, Tennessee
Cause of discharge: or. War Department
Kind and degree of disability: lumbago; hemorrhoids
When and where contracted: Arthur, Minnesota
Height: 6 feet 1 inch
Complexion: fair
Eyes: black
Hair: gray
Can read and write: yes
Religion: Protestant
Occupation: laborer
Residence subsequent to discharge: Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Married or single: single
Name and address of nearest relative: E S Lambert (brother), Fergus Falls, Minnesota
Rate of pension: $8.00

Extract from the 1920 Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Age: 72
Estimated birth year: 1848
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: white
Sex: male
Home in 1920: Minneapolis Ward 12, Hennepin, Minnesota
Address: State Soldiers' Home
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Canada English
Mother's birthplace: Canada English
Occupation: farmer
Census place: Minneapolis Ward 12, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: T625_838; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 230; Image: 648
Date: 2 Jan 1920

Extract from the 1930 Census:
Name: Elijah Lambert
Age: 83
Estimated birth year: 1847
Birthplace: Vermont
Race: white
Sex: male
Relation to head-of-house: inmate
Home in 1930: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota
Address: Minnesota State Soldiers Home
Marital status: single
Able to speak English: yes
Able to read and write: yes
Father's birthplace: Canada French
Mother's birthplace: Canada French
Military service: civil war
Owned a radio: no
Occupation: none
Census place: Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota; Roll: 1099; Page: 3A; Enumeration District: 236; Image: 221.0
Date: 4 Apr 1930


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1847 - 1937


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  • Maintained by: Richard Rhode
  • Originally Created by: Walrus
  • Added: 29 May 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 37681764
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elijah H. Lambert (2 Mar 1847–8 Jan 1937), Find A Grave Memorial no. 37681764, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Fergus Falls, Otter Tail County, Minnesota, USA ; Maintained by Richard Rhode (contributor 46552979) .