Harriet A " Hattie" Ham

Brief Life History of Harriet A " Hattie"

When Harriet A " Hattie" Ham was born on 8 January 1856, in Oregon, United States, her father, Charles Ham, was 31 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 Colfax, Whitman, Washington, United States, at the age of 70, 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

Sources (12)

  • Harriott Harn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harriet A Ham, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
  • Harriet A. Ham Pyburn, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries 1870: Stevens, Washington Territory, United States 1872: Whitman, Washington Territory, United States 1889: Whitman, Washington, United States

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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

Some characteristic forenames: Korean Young, Ok, Nam, Chul, Eun Hee, Eun Young, Hae Jung, Il Hwa.

English (mainly southwestern) and German: variant of Hamm .

Dutch: topographic name from ham ‘land in a river bend’, ‘enclosed meadow’, or a habitational name from any of several country houses and places called De(n) Ham. Compare Van Ham and Vanderham .

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

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