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Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Elbert Sevier Lamb and Nancy Margaret Malinda Ricker



Elbert Sevier Lamb and Nancy Margaret Malinda Ricker Elbert Sevier Lamb was born on 2/8/1846 in Tennessee to John Rollins Lamb (b. 12/8/1811 in Randolph County, NC; d. 9/21/1880 in Paint Rock, Madison County, NC) and Sarah Ann Ealey (b. 6/1/1806 in Greene County, TN; d. 11/14/1876 in Paint Rock, Madison County, NC).

1850 Census of Subdivision 10, Greene County, TN, Roll M432_880, Pg 302, Image 607, Lines 25-34, Dwelling 149, Family 149, “John R. Lamb
John R. Lamb, 38 yrs old, M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, Born in NC
Sarah Lamb, 44 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
William Lamb, 18 yrs old, F (sic ?), W, Born in TN
James Lamb, 17 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Nathan Lamb, 13 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Martha Lamb, 11 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
John Lamb, 8 yrs old, M, W, born in TN
David Lamb, 6 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Elbert Lamb, 4 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Benjamin Lamb, 5/12 mos old, M, W, Born in TN

1860 Census of Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN, Roll M653_1252, Pg 375, Image 358, Lines 10-16, Dwelling 277, Family 277, “John R. Lamb
John R. Lamb, 28 yrs old, M(ale), W(hite), Farmer, $400 Real Estate value, $150 Personal estate value, Born in NC
Sarah Lamb, 53 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
Martha J. Lamb, 20 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN
John O (or Q). Lamb, 17 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in TN (ancestry.com has him indexed as John O. Lamb)
David P. Lamb ,15 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in TN (Ancestry.com has him indexed as Darra P. which is what it looks like)
Elbert S. Lamb, 13 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN
Benj. H. Lamb, 10 yrs old, M, W, Born in TN (Ancestry.com has him indexed as Bing F. Lamb)

1870 Census of Township 9 “Warm Springs” later renamed to Hot Springs, Madison County, NC, Roll M593_1147, Pg 441, Image 187, Lines 34-40, Dwelling 40, Family 40, “John R. Lamb
John R. Lamb, M(ale), W(hite), 58 yrs old, Works in grist mill, $0 Real estate value, $0 Personal estate value, Born in NC,
Sarah Lamb, 63 yrs old, F, W, Keeping house, Born in TN
Elbert S. Lamb, 23 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in TN
Benjamin F. Lamb, 20 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in TN
Robert Wills, 30 yrs old, M, W, Farm Laborer, Born in TN
Martha J. Wills, 30 yrs old, F, W, Keeping House, Born in TN
Robert Wills, 11 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in TN
John Wills, 9 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in TN (these three are on the next page)
James D. Wills, 3 yrs old, M, W, At home, Born in TN
Polly Ann Wills, 4/12 mos old, F, W, At home, Born in TN

In The Roster of Confederate Soldiers, 1861-1865, Edited by Janet B. Hewett, Published by Broadfoot Publishing Co., Wilmington, NC, 1996, Vol IX, Jones, O - Loftis, Archibald, Pg 277, I found an E.S. Lamb in NC 66th Infantry Co. F. I'm not sure if this is our Lamb or not.

Elbert Sevier Lamb married Nancy Margaret Malinda Ricker on 10/30/1870. She was born on 3/18/1852 in Tennessee to Susannah Ricker. The family story is that Susannah was raped by an Indian but her only child's death certificate (Nancy Margaret Malinda Ricker) lists her father as "Jack Hare". There was a Jackson John Sevier Hair (or Hare) (DOB 5/8/1830 in Greene County, TN; DOD 7/18/1915 in Greeneville, Greene County, TN). He was married to Temperance "Tempy" Caroline House (1837-1885) in 1885 and Nancy J. Lawson (1854-1927) in 1906.  Susannah was born 5/1/1831 in Greene County, Tennessee to John Nelson Ricker (b. 6/7/1799 in Greene County, TN; d. 5/29/1885 in Greene County, TN) and Mary Delila Lyles (b. 2/19/1806 in Greene, TN; m. 1/15/1821; d. 4/30/1891 in Greene County, TN). Susannah Ricker marries Edward Nolen 4/23/1873 when she was 42 yrs old and he was 26 yrs old.

1870 Census of District 18, Limestone Springs, Greene County, TN, Roll M593_1531, Pg 385-6, Image 440-1, Lines 39-40, Pg 387, Lines 1-2, Dwelling 118, Family 118, “John Ricker
John Ricker, 70 yrs old, M(ale), W(hite), No occupation, $1,000 Real Estate Value, $500 Personal Estate Value, Born in TN
Delila Ricker, 64 yrs old, F, W, Keeping House, Born in TN
Susana Ricker, 39 yrs old, F, W, Housekeeping, Born in TN, Cannot read or write
Nancy M. Ricker, 18 yrs old, F, W, Born in TN, Attended school but cannot read or write


Elbert Sevier Lamb and Nancy Malinda Ricker Lamb had 9 children:
1) Robert E. Lamb (b. 12/9/1872 in Madison County, NC; d. 9/24/1933) married Acelia E. Collins (b. 10/1873 in Greene County, TN to Jasper Collins and Margaret Holt; d. 1927 in Greene County, TN). They had Ersie Lamb (1909-1993).

2) Necie Mae Lamb (b. 6/16/1875 in Madison County, NC; d. 5/12/1965 in Buncombe) married Isaac Horth Lamb (DOB 3/16/1868 in TN; DOD 12/20/1939 in Candler, Buncombe County, NC) in 1895 in Madison County, NC. They had Flora Lamb, Jessie Lee Lamb, Carl Lamb, Hugh Elbert Lamb, Selma Laura Lamb, Eugene Anderson Lamb, Violet Ophelia Lamb, Margaret Lucille Lamb.


3) Susan Jane "Jennie" Lamb (b. 4/23/1877 in Greene County, TN; d. 3/22/1951 in Greene County, TN) married William Jasper Collins (DOB 10/24/1872 in Greene County, TN; DOD 6/7/1952 in Greene County, TN). They had Carl Landon Collins, James Elbert Collins, John Henry Collins,  Addeline "Addie" Mae Collins, William Perry Collins, Bennie Earl Collins, Wallace E. Collins, Ivan Ruey Collins, Bertha Pauline Collins.


4) Sarah Elizabeth Emmeline Lamb (b. 5/29/1879 in Paint Rock, Madison County, NC; 2/9/1958) married Bascom Alexander Jackson (DOB 1/1/1879 in Greene County, TN; DOD 2/3/1961 in Knox County, TN). They had Ransom Jackson (1898-1916, he died young of cardio-bronchial asthma and nephritis), Ira Dwight Jackson, Grace Jackson, Hattie Gretta Jackson (1904-1943 of breast cancer), Essa Ola Jackson (1906-1920 of primitive amenorrhea, lung congested), Opal Jackson, Morrison Jackson, Mildred Jackson, Taylor Godbey Jackson, Sylvia Viola Jackson.

5) John Edward Lamb (b. 5/22/1882 in Cedar Creek, Greene County, TN; d. 2/27/1939 in Marion, McDowell County, NC) married Noda Vesters Miller 10/9/1904 in Hot Springs, Madison County, NC. He is my direct ancestor.
http://sharonscrapbook.blogspot.com/2007/12/john-edward-lamb-and-noda-vesta-miller.html


6) Benjamin Paige Lamb (b. 8/31/1886; d. 3/16/1969 in Madison County, NC) married Cordelia Alpha Neas. (DOB 10/22/1882 in TN; DOD 2/7/1925 in Greene County, TN at 42 yrs old of pulmonary embolus with contributing cause of phlebitis following labor, post puerperil (sic)). They had Ruby Irene Lamb, Ralph Decatur Lamb, L.V. Lamb, Lloyd Ray Lamb, Frederick Eugene Lamb. She had previously been married to James A. Freshour and had Harl W. Freshour and Hobart Freshour. Benjamin Page Lamb married Myrtle Lilly Ealey (DOB 10/31/1894 in TN; DOD 5/29/1942 in Greene County, TN). She had been married to Samuel H. Constable and they had Mary Evelyn Constable, Estella Cora Constable and Samuel Constable.

7) Nathan Byrd Lamb (b. 1/25/1889 in Madison County, NC; d. 3/16/1943 in Madison County, NC) married Annie Reynolds (DOB 9/14/1887 in Madison County, NC; DOD 4/24/1926 in Marion, McDowell County, NC). They had Arietta Elizabeth Lamb and Roy Lamb. He married Neva Jane Hemphill (DOB 5/3/1888 in NC; DOD 1/4/1971 in Asheville, Buncombe County, NC). Neva had been married to Jethro Nathan Morgan and he died in 1925.


8) Minnaree Rollins Lamb (b. 4/6/1892 in Madison County, NC; d. ?) married Thomas Southerland (DOB 1/17/1888 in TN; DOD 6/1/1966 in Greeneville, Greene County, TN) on 12/28/1911. They had Vincent Bruce Southerland, Elbert Earl Southerland, Allie M. Southerland (aka Ollie M. Southerland).


9) Tennessee Smelcer Lamb (b. 4/6/1892 in Madison County, NC; d. 3/24/1962 in Cincinnati, OH) married Zachariah Jackson (DOB 2/21/1882 in Greeneville, Greene County, TN; DOD 3/13/1947 in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, OH). They had Ruth Margaret Jackson, Alvin E. Jackson, Howard Stokely Jackson, Freda Irene Jackson, Dorothy Jackson. Minnaree and Tennessee were twins, Minny and Tenny.


1880 Census of Pine Creek, Madison County, NC, Roll T9_971, Family History Film 1254971, Pg 93.4000, ED #129, Image 0357, Lines 44-50, Dwelling 41, Family 41, “Lamb, Elbert
Elbert Lamb, W(hite), M(ale), 34 yrs old, Head, Married, Farmer, Born in TN, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN
Nancy Lamb, W, F, 28 yrs old, Wife, Married, Keeping House, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Robert Lamb, W, M, 8 yrs old, son, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
May Lamb, W, F, 5 yrs old, Daughter, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Susan Lamb, W, F, 3 yrs old, Daughter, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Sarah Lamb, W, F, 1 yr old, Daughter, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
John Lamb, W, M, 68 yrs old, Father, Widowed, Without Occupation, Born in NC, Father born in NC, Mother born in NC


1900 Census of Civil District 18, Greene County, TN, Roll T623_1573, Pg 9B, ED #48, Lines 64-71, “Lamb, Elbert S.” but Ancestry.com has him indexed as “Lamb, El* S.” because enumerator wrote over his name and it’s difficult to read
Elbert S. Lamb, Head, W(hite), M(ale), Born Feb, 1846, 54 yrs old, Married 29 yrs, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, Farmer, rents farm, Can read and write
Nancy M. Lamb, Wife, W, F, M’ch, 1851, 49 yrs, Married 29 yrs, Mother of 9 children with 9 still living, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, Can read and write
Robert E. Lamb, Son, W, M, Born Dec, 1871, 28 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, Farm Laborer, Can read and write
John E. Lamb, Son, W, M, Born May, 1883, 17 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, At school, Can read and write
Benjamin P. Lamb, Son, W, M, Born Aug, 1886, 13 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, Can read & write, At school, Can read and write
Nathan B. Lamb, Son, W, M, Born June, 1889, 10 yrs old, Single, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, At school
Minnie R. Lamb, Daughter, W, F, Born Aug, 1892, 7 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, At school
Tennie S. Lamb, Daughter, W, F, Born Aug, 1892, 7 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, At school

1910 Census of Civil District 3, Greene County, TN, Roll T624_1501, Pg 5B, ED 69, Image 388, Lines 51-55, Dwelling 65- Family 65, “E.S. Lamb
E.S. Lamb, Head, M(ale), W(hite), 64 yrs old, First marriage 40 yrs, Born in TN, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN, Farmer rents farm, can read and write
Nancy M. Lamb, Wife, F, W, 57 yrs old, First marriage, married 40 yrs, born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, Cannot read or write
Ben P. Lamb, Son, M, W, 23 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, Farm Laborer
Tenne S. Lamb, Daughter, F, W, 18 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Minnie R. Lamb, Daughter, F, W, 18 yrs old, Single, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN

1920 Census of Civil District 25, Greene county, TN, Roll T625_1742, Pg 5A, ED 94, Image 187, Lines 43-50, Dwelling 88, Family 92, “Benjamin P. Lamb”, Ancestry.com has him indexed as Benjamin O. Lamb because that’s what it looks like.
Benjamin O. (sic) Lamb, Head, Owns home free of mortgage, M(ale), W(hite), 34 yrs old, Married, Can read and write, Born in NC, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN, Farmer of general farm
Cardelia (sic) A. Lamb, Wife, F, W, 36 yrs old, Married, Can read and write, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN
Harl. W. Lamb, Son, M, W, 18 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in TN, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN, Laborer on home farm
Hobert (sic) L. Lamb, Son, M, W, 16 yrs old, Single, Can read and write, Born in TN, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN, Laborer on home farm
Ruby I. Lamb, Daughter, F, W, 6 yrs old, Single, Born in TN, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN
Ralph Lamb, Son, M, W, 3 6/12 yrs old, Single, Born in TN, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN
Elvie V.(sic) Lamb, Son, M, W, 2/12 mos old, Single, Born in TN, Father born in NC, Mother born in TN
Elbert S. Lamb, Father, M, W, 73 yrs old, Widowed, Born in TN, Father born in TN, Mother born in TN


Elbert Sevier Lamb


Nancy Malinda Ricker Lamb

Elbert Sevier Lamb and Nancy Malinda Ricker Lamb lived in Pine Creek and Paint Rock, Madison County, NC for some time before moving back to Greene County, TN. Most of their children were born in Madison County, NC. But Elbert died 4/13/1921 in Greene County, TN and Nancy died 1/6/1919 in Greene County, TN. They were both buried in Timber Ridge Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Greene County, Tennessee.


















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