Robert Lambert was born April 14, 1841 in Horncastle, Lincolnshire England.
John left England at the age of thirteen, joined the British Navy
and served seven years as a military cadet under his uncle, Captain William
Lambert. During this time period, the Crimean War was going on and
many hardships occured. The ship he was on was destroyed. He
and sixteen others were picked up by a merchant vessel and taken to the
St. Johns. He landed in America during the year 1860. Whether
he came to America by choice or accident remains a mystery. Did his
uncle William survive....... another mystery
The American Civil
War started in 1861. John enlisted in the Union army at Springfield,
Sangamon County Illinois. He served with Company "H" Second Illinois
After the Civil War,
John went back to Springfield and married Hannah Elder NICKELSON.
They lived in Pleasant Plains, Illinois until 1866 and later lived
in Fontanelle, Adair County, Iowa. In about 1868, John
and Hannah moved to Kincaid, Anderson County, Kansas.
According to John's
obituary, he had seven brothers and sisters. Names are unknown.
Was his fathers name Joseph? Here are seven misc. birth
records & BMD
for Lambert's in Lincolnshire, England.
- UK & USA Related Sites
The Lambert family
HomePage & Archive
Lambert Birth Records
Baptisms, Marriages & Burials, Baumber Parish
Robert Lambert Family ~ photo
Sisters ~ photo
Lambert mailing List
Chat ~ Just for Fun
Parkinson Homepage ~ Lincolnshire Researcher
Church Photos - mostly Lincolnshire
Family History Society
Olde English Sayings
Of Our Ancestors
UK & Ireland
of our ancestors served in the American Civil War. So far, they are
all Yankees. We will proudly embrace the Rebels when we find them.
have just recently found that John Robert Lambert did indeed serve
initially in the Confederacy.
Apparently, he was captured during a skirmish and became a prisoner of
war. He later enlisted in the Union Army. I do not have the details,
but will add the information when available. Some of the best genealogical
information can found in the Pension records. Follow the links below
Illinois Civil War
& Gray Poem
Co. KS Obits ~ Lambert
in Anderson County, Kansas
ATWOOD BEISSELL CHELLIS
FOX FUNDENBERGER GALLANT
HEMBREE HOCKENBERRY MASTERS
PITCHFORD VARNEY WILKERSON
for visiting the Family Snoop....Ann