Lamb, Evan T.

Born: 1804-XX-XX Kentucky

Lamb married Elizabeth Scott in 1830 in Sangamon County, Illinois. In 1832, he served in Abraham Lincoln's company of the 4th Regiment of Mounted Volunteers in the Black Hawk War. By 1836, he was living in Des Moines County, Iowa in a household with his wife and three children. In 1850, they were living in Pike County, Missouri, where he was a blacksmith. Ten years later, his family was living in Mississippi County, Missouri. In 1870, he was farming in Wolf Island Township, Mississippi County, and owned real estate valued at $1,500 and had a personal estate of $800.

Illinois Statewide Marriage Index, Sangamon County, 28 April 1830, Illinois State Archives, Springfield, IL; Muster Roll of Abraham Lincoln’s Company of Mounted Volunteers; Augustine M. Antrobus, History of Des Moines County Iowa and Its People (Chicago: S. J. Clarke Publishing Company, 1915), 1:75; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Pike County, MO, 185; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Mississippi County, MO, 64; U.S. Census Office, Ninth Census of the United States (1870), Wolf Island, Mississippi County, MO, 1.