Mrs. Nettle (Olds) Lamb, who now resides at 617 Chestnut Street, Erie, is a native of this city. She was born
at 511 Chestnut Street, Sept. 17, 1854, and is the daughter of Lewis W. and Louisa E. (Ackerly)
Olds. A biography of Lewis W. Olds appears elsewhere in this history.
On Dec. 17, 1884, Nettie Olds was united in marriage with Frank M. Lamb, a native of Erie, born Dec. 14, 1854.
He was a banker and identified with the Keystone Bank of Erie until the time of its failure. He later removed to
Montgomery, Ala., in 1900, where he promoted the Graphite Milling Company, and where he died Oct. 14, 1920. He
is buried in the Erie cemetery. To Mr. and Mrs. Lamb two children were born: Clark Victor, born! in Erie, May 2,
1887, superintendent of the U. S. Engineers at Columbus, Ga., served with the 319th U. S. Engineers during the
World War, married to Nettie Savage Kieth. of Camden, Ala.; and Catherine Louise, born at Erie, June 27, 1891,
married on Oct. 15, 1913, to J. Douglas Murphy, and they reside in Erie, where he is engaged in the real estate
and insurance business.
Mrs. Lamb is a Republican, a member of St. Paul's Episcopal Church and a charter member of the Erie Women's Club
and the Art Club. She is a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution and holds the position of vice regent
of Presque Isle Chapter.
Frank M. Lamb was a 32nd degree Mason and a Republican. He was an energetic citizen, who stood well in the esteem
of his fellow citizens.
History of Erie County, Pennsylvania
By: John Elmer Reed
Historical Publishing Company
Erie County Pennsylvania Biographies
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