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Lambur, Louis
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Louis LAMBUR, born 1816 in Brueckenwald, Alsace, came to America in 1833, learned the cooper's trade in Evansville, Indiana, and came to Quincy in 1839. In 1841 he married Barbara COMBAISE, born 1822 in Oberkandeln, near Strassburg, Alsace. For many years he conducted a cooper shop in Quincy until his death in 1887. Louis LAMBUR, Jr., a son born in Quincy, learned the cooper's trade. Early in 1865 he enlisted in the One Hundred and Forty-eighth Illinois Infantry, serving to the end of the war. Later he for a number of years served as constable. In 1864 he married Catherine GUTAPFEL, daughter of the pioneer Smith George GUTAPFEL; descendants in Quincy now write the name GOODAPPLE. Louis LAMBUR died in 1917, the widow resides in the Illinois Soldiers' Home.

QUINCY AND ADAMS COUNTY HISTORY AND REPRESENTATIVE MEN by David F. Wilcox. Chicago: Lewis Publishing, 1919. p. 347.

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