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Hiram Colby Lamb (1840 - 1908)

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Hiram Colby Lamb
Born in Wheatland, Hillsdale County, Michiganmap
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Husband of — married 17 Aug 1872 in Brazos County, Texasmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Coke County, Texasmap
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Hiram Colby Lamb was born on 30 Jun 1840 in Wheatland, Hillsdale County, Michigan, the son of Isaac Lamb and Julia Frost.

Hiram served for the Confederacy during the Civil War, enlisting in 24 Dec 1862. He served as a Private in 2d Company, McCord's Frontier Regiment, Texas Cavalry, Confederate States Army. He was "paroled" 28 Aug 1864, San Antonio, Texas

He married Sarah B Ridgeway on 17 Aug 1872 in Brazos, Texas. She was the daughter of Alexander W Ridgeway and C T ?

Hiram died on 15 Aug 1908 in Coke County, Texas. He is buried in the Coahoma Cemetery located in Coahoma, Howard County, Texas

Sarah B Lamb, his widow, applied for a widows pension on 5 Dec 1910. She stated they were married 17 Aug 1871. It was filed on 4 Apr 11 and approved on 1 Mar 1912.


  • US Census Year: 1850; Census Place: Wheatland, Hillsdale, Michigan; Roll: M432_351; Page: 480B; Image: 307 online image
  • US Census Year: 1860; Census Place: Saline, Washtenaw, Michigan; Roll: M653_563; Page: 156; Family History Library Film: 803563 online image
  • Texas, Muster Roll Index Cards, 1838-1900 online image
  • US Census Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 1, Kerr, Texas; Roll: M593_1594; Page: 139B; Family History Library Film: 553093 online image
  • Texas, Select County Marriage Index, 1837-1965 FHL Film #1020032 online database
  • US Census Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 1, Kerr, Texas; Roll: 1315; Page: 247A; Enumeration District: 090 online image
  • US Census Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 6, Coke, Texas; Page: 1; Enumeration District: 0014; FHL microfilm: 1241620 online image
  • Find-A-Grave Memorial #22625945
  • U.S., Confederate Pensions, 1884-1958 Pension File #20741 application for widows pension online images

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