Charles Benjamin Ham

February 1874–24 October 1901 (Age 27)
Washington, United States

The Life of Charles Benjamin

When Charles Benjamin Ham was born in February 1874, in Washington, United States, his father, Charles Ham, was 49 and his mother, Louisa Jane Waymire, was 36. He died on 24 October 1901, at the age of 27, and was buried in Colfax, Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Charles Ham
Louisa Jane Waymire
Frances Caroline Ham
John M. Ham
Harriet A " Hattie" Ham
Amanda Jane Ham
M M Ham
Mary J Ham
M J Ham
Samuel Henry Ham
William E Ham
Charles Benjamin Ham
Alice Pearl Ham

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 1

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 8

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southwestern England): variant spelling of Hamm .2 French: habitational name from any of the various places in northern France (Ardennes, Pas-de-Calais, Somme, Moselle) named with the Germanic word ham ‘meadow in the bend of a river’, ‘water meadow’, ‘flood plain’.3 Dutch: variant of Hamme .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Benjamin Ham in household of Charles Ham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Charles Benjamin Hamm, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Charles Benjamin Ham - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Charles Benjamin Ham

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