Fred J Hamilton

May 1876–
Skamania, Washington, United States

The Life of Fred J

When Fred J Hamilton was born in May 1876, in Skamania, Washington, United States, his father, Jason Adam Hamilton, was 32 and his mother, Emma C Harrington, was 21. He married Lillian B Williams on 28 February 1900, in Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States.

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Fred J Hamilton
1876–
Lillian B Williams
1879–
Marriage: 28 February 1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
28 February 1900
Walla Walla, Walla Walla, Washington, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 13

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 31

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

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

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  • Fred J Hamilton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Fred Hamilton in household of J A Hamilton, "United States Census, 1880"

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