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www.childers-shepherd.org, 12 Jan 2009
Four Lambert brothers, from Yorkshire, England, came to New Jersey in the 1700's.

John went to South Carolina. Jeremiah went to Tennessee and was a Methodist minister in 1783.
James went to the Atlanta area of Georgia. Richard moved west to St. Louis, Missouri.

         John Lambert    +      Unknown
       bef 1765 - aft 1790
John Lambert                        |                            Henry Noland + Isabell Milner
                                     |                                                    |
                       Richard Lambert             +           Cecilia Noland
                         c1782 - aft 1869      c1809           c1792 - aft 1859
Thomas Osborn Lambert (Susan Kyle), c1810 - 1881/90
Hugh Lambert (Nancy Raper), 1812 - 1895
               Robert Pinkney Lambert (Catherine Rowland), 1824 - 1911/19
Samuel Carson Lambert (Sarah Totherow, Martha Whitlock), 1831 - 1908  
               Mary Lambert, 1835 - aft 1879   / Twins
Richard Lambert, 1835 - 1863  /

Notes: From South Carolina, records indicate that John moved to Wilkes County, NC, and then, by
the early 1800's, to Mecklenburg County NC. According to the death certificate for Thomas Osborn
Lambert (the son, b. 1848), his father was born in McDowell County, NC, and his mother Susan
Kyle was born in Buncombe County.

In 1850 the Richard and Cecilia Lambert family were in Buncombe Co NC. In 1860 they were in
Swannanoa, Buncombe Co, NC. In both years, Richard's occupation was listed as "hatter".

Sources: US Census 1850, 1860;
  NC Death Certificate for Thomas Osborne Lambert (1848-1926);
  Peggy Lambert;
  Darlene Lackey, 6 July 2010.