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Scipio Africanus Lamb (1811 - 1888)

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Scipio Africanus Lamb
Born in Indiana, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 20 Sep 1847 (to about 1863) in Gallatin, Illinoismap
[children unknown]
Died in Ridgway, Gallatin, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified 16 Jun 2019 | Created 18 May 2013
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Biography

Scipio Lamb was born in 1811. He was the son of Jeremiah Lamb and Rachel Hoggatt. He passed away in 1888. [1]
On 20 September 1847 Scipio and Mariah Philips were united in marriage in Gallatin, Illinois. [2]
Information gleaned from census records:
In 1850 Scipio was a carpenter with real estate valued at $400., living in the North Fork district of Gallatin, Illinois. Members of his household are:
Name Age
Scipio A Lamb 39
Mariah Lamb 44
Anne Lamb 17
William Lamb 14
James M Lamb 13
Joseph Lamb 10
Nathan Lamb 10
Mary Lamb 7
In 1860 the family are living in the New Market Post Office district of Gallatin County. It is uncertain whether or not this is the exact same location as 1850, however. He was now a farmer. We learn for certain that Joseph and Nathan were twins, and Elizabeth, who would have been 28, is no longer in the home. There is, however, someone named John Campbell, 30 years old, who is living with them. Perhaps he was a farm hand.
Scipio married Nancy E. Kimbrow in 1865, in Gallatin, Illinois. [3]
By 1870 Scipio was a grocer living in Township 8 Range 8, Gallatin, Illinois. He owns real estate valued at $2500, and his personal property is valued at $500. There is no comment on his marital status. Elizabeth is back in the home and listed as the housekeeper. Mariah is no longer there. There are others bearing the Lamb surname, presumably children of Scipio and Mariah:
Name Age
Scipio Lamb 59
Elisabeth Lamb 40
Caroline Lamb 19
Rachael Lamb 17
Garland Lamb 12
Elbert Lamb 4
Elisabeth Lamb 3
George Lamb 11/12
From the 1880 census we learn that Scipio is now married to Nancy E. Lamb, who has a son from a previous marriage in the home. Scipio is a carpenter once again. We also learn that Scipio's parents were both born in North Carolina. Here are the family members:
Name Age
Scipis Lamb 70
Nancey E. Lamb 51
Elizabeth Lamb 12
Elbert E. Lamb 10
George C. Lamb 8
Cora L. Lamb 6
Garlard Kimbro 24
Year: 1850; Census Place: North Fork, Gallatin, Illinois; Roll: M432_107; Page: 371B; Image: 608 [4]
Year: 1860; Census Place: Township 8 Range 9 E, Gallatin, Illinois; Roll: M653_180; Page: 940; Family History Library Film: 803180 [5]
Year: 1870; Census Place: Township 8 Range 8, Gallatin, Illinois; Roll: M593_224; Page: 350B; Family History Library Film: 545723 [6]
Year: 1880; Census Place: New Market, Gallatin, Illinois; Roll: 208; Family History Film: 1254208; Page: 512C; Enumeration District: 019[7]
Scipio died in 1888 and was buried in Crawford Campground Cemetery in Ridgeway, Gallatin Illinois. [8]

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Sources

  1. Entered by Katie Boosted, May 18, 2013
  2. Source Information Ancestry.com. Illinois, Compiled Marriages, 1791-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 1997. Original data: Dodd, Jordan, Comp.. Electronic transcription of marriage records held by the individual counties in Illinois.
  3. Source Information Ancestry.com. Illinois, County Marriages, 1800-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Marriage Records. Illinois Marriages. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, UT.
  4. Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: Seventh Census of the United States, 1850; (National Archives Microfilm Publication M432, 1009 rolls); Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29; National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  5. Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1860 U.S. census, population schedule. NARA microfilm publication M653, 1,438 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  6. Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch. Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d. Minnesota census schedules for 1870. NARA microfilm publication T132, 13 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.
  7. Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2010. 1880 U.S. Census Index provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints © Copyright 1999 Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. All use is subject to the limited use license and other terms and conditions applicable to this site. Original data: Tenth Census of the United States, 1880. (NARA microfilm publication T9, 1,454 rolls). Records of the Bureau of the Census, Record Group 29. National Archives, Washington, D.C.
  8. Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 15 June 2019), memorial page for Scipio A. Lamb (1 Jun 1811–1888), Find A Grave: Memorial #32734973, citing Crawford Campground Cemetery, Ridgway, Gallatin County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Derric Deon (contributor 47048921) .


Footnotes

No sources. The events of Scipio's life were either witnessed by Katie Boosted or Katie plans to add sources here later.


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