Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Tombstone Tuesday - W.P. Lamb

W.P. Lamb
Mar. 14, 1821
Aug. 11, 1912

Buried Sugar Grove Cemetery, Crittenden County, Kentucky. Tombstone photographed 11 March 2011.

William Porter Lamb married Nancy Jane Walker in 1845 in Crittenden County. According to an article in the 4 March 1909 issue of the Crittenden Record,  three children were born to "Uncle Bill" Lamb and  Nancy Jane. They were  J.M. Lamb, T.L. Lamb and Mary E. Lamb. After Nancy Jane died, he married Mrs. Mary Ann Travis and they had one child, Malinda A. Lamb.

According to his death certificate, William P. Porter was the son of Jim Lamb and Nancy Clark, both born in North Carolina. He was 91 years old when he died.

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by Brenda Joyce Jerome, CG
Western Kentucky Genealogy Blog

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