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ALPHEUS LAMB

Alpheus Lamb, born 13 Nov 1779 in Connecticut/Massachusetts; died 11 Sep 1863 in Argo Fay, York Twp., Carroll, Illinois; buried in Argo Fay, York Twp., Carroll, Illinois. He married Sophia Bailey.

Children of Alpheus Lamb and Sophia Bailey were as follows:

1 Artemas Lamb, born 1801 in Ticonderoga, Essex, New York; died 1803

2 Charles Lamb, born 1805 in Ticonderoga, Essex, New York; died 1888. Charles moved to Clinton Iowa. He married Jane Bevier. They were the parents of Artemus, Augusta, Lafayette, Emma, Celeste and Merrette.

3 Chancy R. Lamb, born 4 Jan 1816 in Ticonderoga, Essex, New York; died 12 Jul 1897 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married Jane Bevier

4 Emory C. Lamb, born 27 Jan 1819 in Ticonderoga, Essex, New York; died 14 Jan 1901 in Carroll, Illinois; buried in Argo Fay, Carroll, Illinois. He married Isabel Spencer Emory and Isabel had 6 children: Theresa B. Lamb, born 27 Dec 1845; died 20 Feb 1893; buried in Argo Fay, Carroll, Illinois; Susan Lamb, born 1848 in Illinois; Lucy Lamb, born 1850/52 in Illinois; died 1901; buried in Argo Fay, York Twp., Carroll, Illinois. She married a Sperry; Belva Lamb, born 1855 in Illinois; Jean (Augusta) Lamb, born 1858 in Illinois; Laura Lamb, born 1863 in Illinois.

5 Lucy Lamb, born 1822 in Ticonderoga, Essex, New York; died 1901

6 Garrett D. Lamb, born 11 May 1827 in Ticonderoga, Essex, New York; died 13 Nov 1855; buried in Argo Fay, Carroll, Illinois. He married Helen M. Harrison, born 3 Mar 1838; died 23 Jun 1860; buried in Argo Fay, Carroll, Illinois.

7 Merrette N. Lamb

8 Emily Lamb

Contributed by Michael Kearney

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