Harriet A " Hattie" Ham

1855–14 December 1926 (Age 71)
Polk, Oregon, United States

The Life of Harriet A " Hattie"

When Harriet A " Hattie" Ham was born in 1855, in Polk, Oregon, United States, her father, Charles Ham, was 30 and her mother, Louisa Jane Waymire, was 18. She married Zachariah Pyburn on 30 May 1875. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Monmouth, Polk, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Pampa, Whitman, Washington, United States in 1900. She died on 14 December 1926, in Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Whitman, Washington, United States.

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Zachariah Pyburn
Harriet A " Hattie" Ham
Marriage: 30 May 1875
George Edward Pyburn
Nellie Pyburn

Spouse and Children

30 May 1875


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World Events (8)

1856 · ""

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1856: Polk, Oregon Territory, United States; 1859: Polk, Oregon, United States

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 20

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.

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)

  • H A Ham in household of Charley Ham, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Harriet A Pybush in household of George E Pybush, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hattie Pyburn in household of Zachariah Pyburn, "United States Census, 1880"

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