Typhoid fever is an acute infectious disease accompanied by fever, headache, and abdominal symptoms. The incubation period is generally two to three weeks.
His obituary reads:
Jacob Lambert died at the residence of his father Adam Lambert, in Little Britain township, on the 17th inst., of typhoid fever, aged about twenty-seven years. Mr. Lambert removed with his father from
in April last to the estate of
William Black, deceased. But notwithstanding his short residence in the
community he had gained the respect of many friends, and his sudden death has
cast a gloom over society not easily removed. Chester County
The Daily Intelligencer. (
), 21 September 1880. Chronicling Lancaster, PA :
Historic American Newspapers. Lib. of Congress. America
Census Place: Little Britain, ; Roll: 1144;
Family History Film: 1255144; Page: 597C; Enumeration
District: 180; Image: 0129 Lancaster,
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