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LAMBERT, Foster P.


Posted By: Gordon Felland (email)
Date: 3/29/2015 at 16:10:22

Foster P. Lambert came to Iowa with his parents when he was a child in 1853, settling first in Allamakee county, and in 1857 came to Wayne township, Mitchell county, settling on section 14, where the parents remained until September, 1878, when the father died, at which time the mother went to live with her son, Foster. The parents were Issac and Mary J. (Wood) Lambert; the father was a native of Maine, born in 1805, the mother, of Groughton, Mass., born in 1807. They were married in Dover, Maine, in 1830, where they engaged in farming until they came to Iowa. The father, Issac D. Lambert was an active member of the Baptist Church. Foster P., the son , was married Aug. 28, 1862, to Louisa Shephard, born in New York, Dec. 20, 1840. Their children are -Alfred and Frank. Mrs Lambert is a member of the Baptist Church. Foster P. Lambert has a well improved farm of 320 acres, and is also a dealer in Holstein cattle. His parents had two children - Foster P. and Martha, now the wife of William Hall.

Source: History of Mitchell and Worth Counties, Iowa, 1883, page 532.


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