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John Lamb

Also Known As: "lambe/"
Birthplace: Barnardiston Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts
Place of Burial: Springfield, Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Lamb and Elizabeth Lamb
Husband of Lydia (Wright) (Bliss) (Norton) (Lamb) Cotton; Ann Lamb and Joanna Lamb
Father of Isaac Lamb; Joanna Stebbins; John Lamb; Job Lamb; Thomas Lamb, twin and 10 others
Brother of Edward Lamb; Thomas Lamb; Samuel Lamb; Decline Lamb; Benjamain Lamb and 3 others

Occupation: wheelwright; Came on Winthrop Fleet with father (at two?)
Managed by: Keri Smith
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About John Lamb

Note: John Lamb was baptized in Barnardiston, England on April 20,1628 and died on September 29, 1690 in Springfield,Massachusetts. John settled in Springfield Jan 1651, was a wheelwright and an East Indies trader. May have been at NewLondon Connecticut, 1664-69, and at Kittery, Maine, 1655-56. On May 27, 1852 he received 19 pounds 13 shillings in full of his share in the estate of his father, Thomas Lambe of Roxbury. John held the following positions in Springfield: fence viewer 1653 &1666, surveyor of highways 1662, & sealer of weights and measures. He had the fifth seat in the Church in 1663. Signed petition against imposts 1668. Served as Sergeant, Westfield garrison, Aug 1676 (King Philip's War). Took oath of allegiance31 Dec 1678, Springfield. His heirs received grants at Woodstock CT 1695 for his military service. [Research by Patricia C. Lamb]

"Thomas Lamb of Roxbury, Massachusetts"; by Patricia C. Lamb from the "American Genealogist"; 1980 (Per SCGS) and "The GreatMigration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633"; by Robert Charles Anderson; New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts; 1995 (974.A549 LAPL) (F7 .G741995 CSL)

John Lamb arrived in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1751/52.

"The Samuel Chapin Genealogy"; by Orange Chapin; p. 312; Metcalf& Company; Northampton, Massachusetts; 1862 (CS71.C55 1862a CSL)

"Thomas Lambe of Roxbury; English Puritan, founder of an American lineage in the colony of the Massachusetts Bay and some of his descendants, 1630-1932"; Albert Roswell Lamb; Washington,DC; 1932 (929.2 L1652L ACPL)

"New England Families Genealogical and Memorial"; by William Richard Cutter; 4:1986; The Genealogical Publishing Company,Inc.; Baltimore, Maryland; 1996 (929.274 C991 LAPL) (974.oNEa/Gen SCGS)

"Longmeadow Families"; 31:418 from the "NEHGS Register"; Jane Fletcher Fiske, editor; The New England Historic Genealogical Society; Boston, Massachusetts (974.0 NEa/Gen SCGS)

REFN: #544June's informationMallory info p 51

John's will made 14 Aug 1673 (not in Conn. Records). He came with his father

Thomas, in Winthrop Fleet 1630. He lived in Kittery, Maine 1651; New London,

Conn. 1664. In 1674, he leased, for 7 yr. Millat head of Mystic River. Has

court records March 1651 & June 1653 in Kittery as thief & a liar. He moved to

New London before July 1666 when he bought land on Edward Start. Vera Wozniak

says Ann Powell (Chapin) Plaisted was John's wife.

(f/g) John Lamb Birth: Apr., 1628 Barnardiston Suffolk, England Death: Sep. 28, 1690 Springfield Hampden County Massachusetts, USA

JOHN, 3rd known child of Thomas & Elizabeth Lamb, was poss. baptized at Barnardiston 20 April 1628, He married (1) by 1653 Joanna _____ (birth of first recorded child Springfield 20 February 1653[/4]. He married (2) at Springfield 26 January 1687/8 Lydia (Wright) (Bliss) Norton, daughter of Samuel Wright and widow of Lawrence Bliss and John Norton. Source: Anderson's Great Migration Begins. He died Sept 28,1690 at Springfield,MA.

Family links:

 Thomas Lamb (1600 - 1646)
 Elizabeth Lamb (____ - 1639) 
 Lydia Wright Colton (____ - 1699)

Burial: Unknown Created by: Linda Mac Record added: Jul 16, 2010 Find A Grave Memorial# 55023506 -tcd

His brother THOMAS appears as a freeman on the WInthrop Society list

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John Lamb's Timeline

April 20, 1628
Barnardiston Suffolk, England
April 20, 1628
September 20, 1651
Age 23
Springfield, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony
Age 25
Of Stonington, New London, Connecticut
May 15, 1655
Age 27
Springfield, Hampden, Ma
May 15, 1655
Age 27
Springfield, Hampden, Ma
Age 29
Of Stonington, New London, Connecticut
June 15, 1660
Age 32
Springfield, Hampden, MA, USA