Notes for SAMUEL LAMB:

Son of ? and ?.
Born: May 3, 1911 in New Jersey.
Died: May 16, 1884 in Bellbrook, Greene County, Ohio.
Buried: Plot: Section A, Row 7, Grave 49; Bellbrook Cemetery, Bellbrook, Greene County, Ohio.
Married: (1) Hope Cliver December 5, 1833 in New Jersey. She was born September 23, 1811 in Unknown and died April 21, 19=852 in Bell Brook, Ohio.
(2) Martha Ann Brown 1852. She was born July 30, 1819 and died June 21, 1856 in Bell Brook, Ohio.
(3) Mary Jane "Polly" Fife July 4, 1933 in Cheshire Township, Gallia County, Ohio.

HISTORY OF BELLBROOK and Short Biographical Sketches of thepeople who have lived here, beginning in the year 1820. The name of every family throughout this part of the country who have ever lived around here will be brought into connection with this history. To be continued during the year 1893.
Samuel Lamb was born and raised in the State of New Jersey. This important period of his life occurred on the 3rd day of May, 1811. When he grew to manhood he learned the business of wagon making, which business he followed all of his life. He married Miss Hope Cliver, who was born on the 23rd day of September, 1811. His marriage, the second most important period of a man's life, took place December 5, 1833. They resided in the above named state until two of their seven children were born. In the year 1836 the moved to the State of Ohio and settled for a short time in Ridgeville, Warren County. They moved from there to Centreville where he worked at his trade for a time, when they moved to Stringtown two miles southeast of Centreville where they lived two or three years, and in the year 1849 they removed to Bell Brook where they lived the remainder of their lives. His wife died on the 21st day of April 1852. She died in the house where Lewis Raper now lives and was buried in the Bell Brook cemetery. From the fruits of this marriage there were seven children born: John, Susan, Stacy, Elwood and three died quite young whose names are not obtainable.

John died in Bell Brook of consumption when a young man. Stacy died August 1, 1858, aged 10 years, 7 months and 10 days. At last accounts Elwood was living in Warren County, was married and had buried his wife. Susan is single and lives in Bell Brook and is engaged in the dress making business. Mr. Lamb married for his second wife Martha Ann Champion whose maiden name was Brown. She was born July 30, 1819 and was the widow of Joseph Champion, by whom she had two children, Dorinda and Joseph. This second marriage occurred in the year 1852, and the result was two children, Sydney and Martha A. Sydney married Lovina Steel and they live in Lytle, Warren COUNTY, Ohio, and have two children. Martha A. died August 31, 1856, aged 5 months and 16 days. Martha Ann, the wife and mother died June 21, 1856. Mr. Lamb married for his third wife Miss Kate Macoubrie which event occurred on the 15 day of December 1859. She bore him two children, Josephine who married Walter Nelson and they live in Dayton, Ohio. The other one died in infancy. Mr. Lamb's death, the --------of all -----died on the 16th day of May 1885. He was a member of the M P Church, and his funeral was preached by Rev. Graham ----.

The was copied verbatim from a newspaper clipping dated August 17, 1893. The end of the article was not readable, therefore the 'dashes' which you see.

(Source: (Cottingham-Townsend) Fife)