William Hume

1859–13 April 1879 (Age 20)
Concord, New South Wales, Australia

The Life Summary of William

When William Hume was born in 1859, in Concord, New South Wales, Australia, his father, John Hume, was 30 and his mother, Susanna Hickson, was 24. He died on 13 April 1879, in New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 20, and was buried in Enfield, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

John Hume
1829–1888
Susanna Hickson
1835–1881
Elizabeth Hume
1856–
Mary Hume
1857–
Margaret Hume
1870–1871
William Hume
1859–1879
John James Hume
1860–1864
Susanna Sarah Hume
1862–1895
Kate Hume
1864–1876
Sarah Ellen Hume
1867–1935
David John Hume
1868–1886
George Richard Hume
1872–1943

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1867
Age 8
End of transportation to Western Australia.
1870
Age 11
British troops withdraw from Australia.
1877
Age 18
Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lowlands) and northern English: variant of Hulme , with loss of l before the bilabial consonant /m/, as in the vocabulary word calm. See Holm and Home .Scottish: habitational name either from the barony of Home or from Hume (or Home) in Berwickshire, from which the barony took its name. The placename derives from Old English hōum, dative plural form of hōh ‘heel, spur of land’.History: A family of this name (see 2 above) have held the Earldom of Home since 1605.

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

Possible Related Names

Humes
Hulme
Home

Sources (1)

  • William Hume, "Find A Grave Index"

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