Biographies and Obituaries
In loving memory
History of Daviess County
Goodspeed Publishing Company 1886
JAMES LAMB, farmer and stock raiser, is a native of Daviess County, Ind., born September 3, l838, son of Edward and Catherine (Bradley) Lamb, who were born in the "Emerald Isle" in 1811 and 1822, respectively. The paternal grandfather, James Lamb, was also Irish, and lived and died in his native land. The family came to America about 1832, and resided two years in New York and then came to Indiana, locating in Daviess County, where they still reside. Subject attended the subscription schools of early days, and when twenty-three years old began working for himself. For some years he worked at the cooper's trade, but settled on a farm in 1863. He owns 400 acres of good land, and is one of the leading farmers of Harrison Township. February 3, 1863, he led to the hymeneal altar Miss Ellen Cussack, born in Indiana in 1839, daughter of Nicholas Cussack. To their union these two children were born: Edward, born in June, 1869, and Thomas F., born in 1873. Mr. Lamb is a Democrat, and an enterprising and pubic-spirited man, and an honorable citizen. The family are members of the St. Patrick's Catholic Church.
Contributed by: Michael L Tedrow