Hugh Hancock Hamill

15 March 1900–11 November 1918 (Age 18)
Huerfano, Colorado, United States

The Life of Hugh Hancock

When Hugh Hancock Hamill was born on 15 March 1900, in Huerfano, Colorado, United States, his father, David Young Hamill, was 45 and his mother, Sadie Luella Byram, was 32. He lived in Election Precinct 12 Crestones, Huerfano, Colorado, United States in 1900 and Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1910. He died on 11 November 1918, in Eastbourne, Sussex, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 18, and was buried in Brookwood, Surrey, England, United Kingdom.

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David Young Hamill
Sadie Luella Byram
Luella Venus Hamill
Margaret Elizabeth Hamill
George Byram Hamill
Ralph Young Hamill
Venus Ramsey Hamill
Samuel Thomas Hamill
Hugh Hancock Hamill
Sadie Edna Hamill
David Edwin Hamill

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · City Hall Built

Age 1

The Old Colorado Springs city Hall was built between 1901-1905. It was in use until 1997. The historical building was designed by Thomas Barber and Thomas MacLaren.

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche, France, named from the Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville ‘settlement’.2 English (Yorkshire): nickname for a scarred or maimed person, from Middle English, Old English hamel ‘mutilated’, ‘crooked’.3 Irish (Ulster): according to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill ‘descendant of Ádhmall’, which he derives from ádhmall ‘active’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hugh Hamill in household of D Y Hamill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hugh H Hamill in household of David Y Hamill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hugh Hancock Hamill, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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