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Jacob Lamb,    Mildred

Longmont Ledger (Longmont, Boulder County)   Aug 19, 1898
LAMB--At the residence of his son Charles, of old age, Thursday, August 11, 1898, Jacob Whitman Lamb, aged 75 years, 3 months and 10 days.
Mr. Lamb has been upon our streets until a short time before his death. In his case the vital forces seem to give out all at once and the heart failed in its action. The machinery of the body had done its work and was worn out.
Jacob Whitman Lamb was born at New Haven, Conn., May 21, 1823, and when a boy moved to Hoosic Falls, N. Y., and from thence to Circleville, Ohio, in about about 1833, where he married Elizabeth Paris, May 21, 1844. They came to Longmont in 18769 and went to the Uncompagne Valley in 1884 where they remained five years. After returning to Longmont they have lived with their son Charles, Mrs. Lamb having passed away in 1895. Six children have been born to them, four of whom are still living, two sons and two daughters. He also leaves eleven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

Jacob # 60872001 and Elizabeth (Paris) Lamb 1823-1893 # 60871995 are buried in Longmont.

In 1870 Emmet County, Iowa, Jacob - a cooper- and Elizabeth Lamb are 47, with Frank 20, Mary 19, Alice 5, and Charles 13.  All four kids were born in Ohio.

In 1880 Longmont, Colorado, Jacob Lamb, a cooper, 57, Connecticut, with Elizabeth 57, New York, have Alice 24, Ohio.

Allie A. Lamb married Thomas I. Ash May 15, 1881, recorded in Boulder County.

Charles H. Lamb married Hulda Peterson June 6, 1885, recorded in Boulder County.

Frank Lamb married Lillie Donovan May 4, 1880, recorded in Denver.

In 1885 Montrose County, Jacob Lamb is farming 62, with Elizabeth 62.

In 1885 Denver, Charles Lamb, 30, born in Ohio, is a railroad conductor, boarding with the George and Lizzie Post /Past family.

Jacob cash-claimed 160 acres on the Arickaree  in sections 33 and 34, 3S 45W in 1886.

A young Charles Lamb was in the Arickaree Cowboys photograph.

Sam Schaal wrote about Burlington, Colorado " South of the Montezuma Hotel were the following buildings: Frank Mann’s butcher shop, Henry Stoll Hardware, Maynard Cooke drug store, J. W. Penfold grocery store, Charlie Lamb grocery store"

Charles, born May 1857 in Ohio, is in Boulder County in 1900, with Hulda born Aug 1859 in Sweden.  Francis Feb 1886 and Frederick July 1892, both sons in Colorado.

Longmont December 28, 1900 "Frank and Freddie Lamb are visiting John Alstadt this week."

In 1910 Nance County, Nebraska, William Lamb 23 and brother Fred 21, both born in Colorado, are doing odd jobs.

1903 Yuma "Mr. and Mrs. Amos Binford entertained G.W. Vallery, F.P. Johnson, Ed McCrillis and Charles Lamb of Denver on their visit here last week."

Sam Schaal also wrote "We had five cattle ranches of good size – the John Pugh ranch, the Harry Cox ranch, the Bar T, and the Jim Cook ranch, all on the Republican River, and the Ed McCrillis ranch on the Landsman, now the Spring Valley ranch."  Ed McCrillis married Elizabeth Wiltwell in Red Cloud, Nebraska in September 1889.  Edwin McCrillis -1849-1921 cash-claimed, homesteaded, and timber-claimed  land in 6S 44W in 1886, 1892, and 1896.  The Yount family wrote "We established a Post Office (Landsman) out (of) our place the latter part of 1896.  Old man McCrillis had it first there on his homestead on the Landsman.  The Bauder history says "In 6S 44W the first homestead was taken in the year 1882 by Clarence McCrillis, wo operated the big cattle ranch called the Spring ValleyRanch with headquarters on the Landsman Creek.  In the next several years the McCrillis family made st least twelve land claims in this township."

In 1910 Hulda is in Larimer County, 50, married but no spouse. Francis W. 24 a farm laborer and Aaron F. 17  "working out"

 In 1918 Hulda (wid Charles) and Fred and Frank (GW Sugar) all live at 233 Kent, Longmont.

1921 Longmont "Mrs. Hulda Lamb left last Friday for Yuma Colo., expecting to remain several weeks visiting with her son, Fred Lamb, and wife."

 1922 Longmont "Mrs. Hulda Lamb went to Yuma Friday and visited with her son until Monday."

Charles H. Lamb 1857-1915 is buried in Longmont # 6871993 with Hulda 1859-1952

Fred Lamb, born July 26,1892, is a power plant operator for the city of Longmont, working at Lyons, Colorado, single.

In 1920 Lyons, Colorado, "Aaron" Lamb, 28 is living with the Shinkle family, single.

Fred Lamb married Lois Hall July 11, 1920, recorded in Boulder County.

In 1930 Casper Wyoming, Frederick Lamb -electrician - 38, married ten years to Lois 30, Colorado, have John H. 8, Donald R. 6, and Kenneth G. 4 all born in Colorado. 

All five are in Casper in 1940

Aaron Frederick Lamb born July 26, 1892 at Longmont, died April 20,1942 at Casper, Wyoming,  # 123993846 buried in the Lyons Colorado cemetery with Lois Hall Lamb, born July 21, 1888 at Lyons, died Oct 11, 1980 at Fort Collins..

Donald Roy Lamb, 89, of Laramie died Monday June 25, 2012 at his home in Laramie. Donald Roy Lamb was born May 6, 1923 in Yuma, Colorado to Aaron Frederick and Lois (Hall) Lamb. He grew up in Casper, Wyoming and graduated from Natrona County High School with the class of 1941. He attended Hastings College in Hastings, Nebraska until his education was interrupted by World War II. After enlisting in the army Air Corp, he served in the 93rd Bombers as the navigator on a B-24 “Liberator”. One June 19, 1943 he married the love of his life Orla Gillespie. After the war, he returned to Hastings College to finish his B.A. in math. In 1950 the family moved to Laramie where Don entered the University of Wyoming and finished both a BS and MS in Civil Engineering and embarked on a teaching career at UW. During this time he also received a PhD from Purdue University and later became the head of the Department of Civil Engineering at UW. After retiring from the University, Don became a partner and owner in an engineering firm that today is known as Coffey Engineering & Surveying. After concluding a consulting career in the late 1980’s, Don continued to teach mathematics for Laramie County Community College for several more years.

Community Service was important to Don. He was elected to the Ivinson Memorial Hospital’s Board of Trustees and during his tenure the current hospital was built. He was also elected to the Laramie City Council and the Wyoming House of Representatives. Don was also a member of the United Presbyterian Church for 62 years. From a long list of service to Laramie, Wyoming and beyond, Don was proudest of the time he spent working on the board of Ark Regional Services.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Orla, brother Jack Lamb and an infant son.

He is survived by his three children, Dona Coffey, Linda Kraft (Jerry) and Fred Lamb (Linda), six grandchildren and seven great grandchildren, a brother Ken Lamb and numerous nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held Friday June 29 at 11:00 a.m. at the United Presbyterian Church with the Reverend Dr. Jason Harshberger officiating.

Don and Orla are buried in Laramie  # 117246032


Ken Lamb started his surveying career in Wyoming in 1955.  At the time much of the work involved locating mining claims (primarily uranium), and oil leasing, drilling and processing claims, and private and public land boundaries.  The family moved to California in 1965, where Ken worked for the City of Pleasanton Engineering Department. 
In 1977 Ken decided to start his own surveying firm. He, and wife Edith, did most of the preliminary work to establish the business, aided on a part-time basis by sons Mick and Gary.  In 1978 Gary came into the business on a full time basis while Mick returned to college and finished out his four-year degree in Surveying and Photogrammetry – working for the family business on holidays and vacations.  Ken’s specialty has always been boundary work, and he worked for numerous clients, both public and private, during his years in business.
Ken set a high standard for Lamb Land Surveying.  He always went above and beyond the minimum requirements for a job to ensure that no evidence was overlooked.  Many other surveyors who work in our area have told us that if they found a Lamb survey covering or adjacent to their project, or a Lamb survey monument at a property corner, that they knew they had accurate information on which to base their survey.
Ken retired in 1997, the twentieth anniversary of the business.  Lamb Surveying, Inc. was incorporated in 1998.

  Buried in Lyons is David E. Lamb 1950-1958  Son of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth G. Lamb-fell from a cliff near his home. Former residents of Lyons, Colorado.

One tree said that John Hall Lamb was born September 3, 1921.  John H. Lamb 1921-2008 is buried in Oak Creek, Colorado, married February 7, 1940 to Margaret L. (Fenton) Lamb 1923-2006. This is a different one.

Jack H. Lamb was appointed head of the Department of Speech and Drama, University of Connecticut, for a year beginning February 1, 1958.

In 1962 he was an assistant professor, and was granted a one-semester sabbatical for "advanced study."

Jack H. Lamb, born May 23, 1921 in Colorado, married to Gertrude, died Feb 9, 1987 at Mansfield Connecticut.  He was an associate professor at the university.

2013  Hebron, Connecticut "Concerts on the Lawn! is sponsored by SCC’s Music Board through the generosity of the Lamb Fund in memory of past UConn carilloneur Jack Lamb. "

In 1920 Longmont, on Baker Street, Frank Lamb is a foreman at the sugar factory, 33, with Anna, 27/

They're in Fort Lupton in 1930, with Clyde 9 and Merle 7., and all four are in Fort Lupton in 1940.

Carrol P. Wolfe was born in Lockwood, Mo., to John D. and Louise Anna (Beisner) Wolfe. Aug 7, 1917

On Jan. 4, 1941, he married Merle Lamb in Greeley. Shortly after their marriage, Mr. Wolfe enlisted in the Army and served during World War II from 1941-45. He was a lifetime member of the Platteville Veterans of Foreign Wars post and served twice as post commander.

Mr. Wolfe farmed in the Platteville area for many years and later worked for Platteville Mill and Elevator. He retired in 1982 from the town of Platteville.

Mr. Wolfe died June 2, 2007 at Bonell Good Samaritan Community, Greeley.

Survivors: His wife, Merle Wolfe of Platteville; a son and his wife, Loyd and Loretta Wolfe of Greeley; a brother, Walter L. Wolfe of Lockwood; two granddaughters and their husbands, Kellie and Doug Hudon of Albuquerque, N.M., and Darla and Jeff DuBry of Ketchikan, Alaska; and three great-grandchildren, Keith Knowles and Alec DuBry, both of Ketchikan, and Samantha Mills of Albuquerque.

Preceded in death by: His parents; a son, Gordon Wolfe in 2005; a sister, Ethel Joiner; and two brothers, Max Wolfe and Herschel Wolfe.

 Interment: His urn was buried in a private family graveside service at the Mizpah Cemetery in Platteville.

May 11, 1900
SCHOOLCRAFT--In Longmont, Wednesday, May 9, 1900, of pneumonia, Mary E. Schoolcraft, wife of H. A. Schoolcraft, aged 49 years, 4 months and 5 days.
Though Mrs. Schoolcraft was sick but five days, the death deemed sudden as it usually does.
Mary E. Lamb was born at Salem, Ohio, Jan 4, 1851, moved to Michigan in 1863, from thence to Estherville, Iowa, in 1868, when she was married to H. A. Schoolcraft Jan. 5, 1871. In 1879 they moved to Longmont, where they have resided.
She was a charter member of Silver Spruce Lodge D. of R., of the I. O. O. F., and also of the Woodman's Circle, and a member of the Congregational church, all going to show that the aims of her life were for the good of others as well as herself.
Funeral services will be held at the Congregational church by Rev. C. W. Longren, at 2 o'clock p. m., today. At the grave the services will be in charge of the secret orders.
She leaves a husband, two brothers, H. F. Lamb of Pueblo, and Chas. Lamb of Longmont, and one sister, Mrs. T. I. Ash of , Colo.

DIED-SCHOOLCRAFT-At the home of her son, H.A. Schoolcraft, in Longmont, Friday, November 10, 1911,
Mrs Harriet E. Schoolcraft, aged 81 years, 9 months and 18 days.
Just as the bell from the Fire House rang for 12 o'clock last Friday, Mrs Schoolcraft was called . A good mother gone to her reward, leaving ninety living children, grand children, great grand children and three of them great great grandchildren. This is a remarkable record. Most of them live in Colorado, and a large number of them were present at the funeral. Among them from out of town were Mrs Allie Harris and Frank Lamb of Pueblo, Mrs Flora Belcher of Denver and Mr and Mrs C.C. Branch of Gault.
Mrs. Harriet Eliza Bemis Schoolcraft was born in Malone, N.Y. Jan 23, 1830. Was married to C.C. Schoolcraft Feb. 3 1849, at Malone, from which union nine children were born. Mr and Mrs Schoolcraft moved to Madison, Wis. in 1849, remaining till 1854, after which they went to High Forest, Wis. (should be Minnesota), then back to New York in 1863, and from there to Estherville, Iowa, in 1869. In 1879, Mrs. Schoolcraft's health
not being good they crossed the plains in a wagon on easy time, so that she would not feel the high elevation suddenly. They remained in Longmont, Mr Schoolcrafts death occurring November 4, 1896, and Mrs Schoolcraft has made her home with her children in our city.
Mrs Schoolcraft united with the Baptist church at High Forest, Wis., about 1859, and was an active member of that denomination until her health failed and always a devoted wife and loving mother.
She leaves eight sons and daughters: H.A. Schoolcraft, S.C. Schoolcraft, Mrs. Ruth E. Lamb,, Mrs. Henrietta Hoselton, Mrs. Sarah Sorby, Mrs. Flora Belcher, W.D. Schoolcraft and Mrs. Lydia Branch. There is also another brother in New York state.
The line of five living generations is as follows: Mrs. Schoolcraft, daughter Mr.s Ruth Lamb, granddaughter Mrs. Carrie Lott, great granddaughter Mrs. Ethel Finnigan, great-great-granddaughter, Miss Ruth Finnigan.
from Longmont Times-Call

 Hiram F. (has to be FRANK) Lamb -1850-1909 is buried in Pueblo # 36884654

Pueblo Chieftain December 1909
Drops Dead While Sitting in Buggy
While driving down Main Street at noon yesterday Hiram F Lamb a well known contractor dropped dead in his buggy. He was accompanied by his son-in-law who immediately stopped the buggy and called for assistance. Mr. Lamb died, however, before medical assistance could be summoned. The cause of death was apoplexy.
Mr Lamb was in the employ of C.C. Richardson. He began the work of tearing down the temporary tabernacle at Tenth and Main streets yesterday morning. At noon he got in his buggy to drive to his home at 617 east Eleventh street, but had proceeded south only a little over a block when he was stricken.
Mr Lamb is survived by a widow and six children as follows; Mrs. Eva Lott, Mrs. Milton Harris, Mrs. Edward Pere, and Charles and Frank Lamb, all of Pueblo, and Mrs. E.B. Crawford of Kansas City. Mr. Lamb was 60 years of age, and was a member of several lodges.
The remains were taken to Davis & Vories parlors and later taken in charge by Coroner J J McDonnell, who removed them to West Bros. & Whiton's parlors.

Ruth Eliza Schoolcraft , born Bet. 1854 - 1855 in Wisconsin ; died 21 Dec 1950 in Los Angeles County, California  . She married Hiram Frank Lamb  Bet. Jun 1870 - 1871 in Iowa  


1880 US Census, Longmont, Boulder County, CO; Enum. Dist. 22, p. 21, line s 24-28
Lamb, Frank, age 30, Carpenter, b. OH, fath. b. CT, moth. b. NY
Eliza, age 25, wife, Keeping House, b. WI, fath. b. Canada, moth. b. NY
Minnie, age 9, dau., At School, b. IA, fath. b. OH, moth. b. WI
Carrie, age 7, dau., At School, b. IA, fath. b. OH, moth. b. WI
Allie, age 3, dau., b. IA, fath. b. OH, moth. b. WI
1900 US Census, Pueblo, Pueblo County, CO; Enum. Dist. 95, p. 12B, line s 52- 56
(619 Eleventh Street, Pueblo, Colorado)
Lamb, Hiram F., Head, b. Oct. 1849, age 50, m. 30 years, b. OH, parents b . IL, Carpenter
Ruth E., wife, b. Dec. 1854, age 45, m. 30 years, 7 ch. b., 6 ch. living , b. WI, fath. b. Canada, moth. b. NY
Lola B., dau., b. June 1880, age 19, single, b. CO, fath. b. OH, moth. b . WI, no occup.
Charles A., son, b. July 1889, age 10, single, b. CO, fath., b. OH, moth . b. WI, At School
Frank H., son, b. Dec. 1895, age 4, single, b. CO, fath. b. OH, moth. b . WI, no occup.
1910 US Census, Pueblo, Pueblo County, CO; Enum. Dist. 159, p. 5A, line s 24- 29
(617 East Eleventh Street, Pueblo, Colorado)
Lamb, Ruth E., Head, age 55, widowed, 7 ch. b., 6 ch. living, b. WI, fath . b. VT, moth. b. NY, Nurse, Private Family
Charles A., son, age 20, single, b. CO, fath. b. OH, moth. b. WI, Laborer , Odd Jobs
Hiram F., son, age 14, single, b. CO, fath. b. OH, moth. b. WI, no occup.
Pero, Lona B., dau., age 29, m1. 7 years, 1 ch. b., 1 ch. living, b. CO , fath. b. OH, moth. b. WI, no occup.
Pero, Edward C., son-in-law, age 28, m1. 7 years, b. CT, parents b. CT, M oulder, Steel Worker
Pero, Eddie F., grand-son, age 5 single, b. CO, fath. b. CT, moth. b. CO , no occup.
1930 US Census, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA; Enum. Dist. 291, p . 1A, lines 1-4
Page, George W., Head, age 62, m. at age 30, b. NH, fath. b. U.S., moth . b. NH, Packer, Vegetable Market
Carrie V., wife, age 57, 1st. m. at age 16, b. IA, fath. b. OH, moth. b . WI, no Occup.
Lamb, Ruth E., mother-in-law, age 75, widowed, b. WI, fath. b. VT, moth . b. NY, no occup.
Pero, Lola B., sister-in-law, age 49. Divorced, b. CO, fath. b. OH, moth . b. WI, no occup.

Frank W. Lamb 1886-1972 and Annie L. 1892-1971 are buried in Hillside cemetery, Fort Lupton  # 55526357.

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