George Henry Hulmes

10 November 1851–14 January 1906 (Age 54)
Manchester, Lancashire, England

The Life of George Henry

When George Henry Hulmes was born on 10 November 1851, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, his father, Uriah Hulme, was 33 and his mother, Mary Eckersley, was 34. He married Alice J. Smith in 1888, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Allegheny City, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Blue Township, Jackson, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 14 January 1906, at the age of 54, and was buried in Independence, Jackson, Missouri, United States.

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George Henry Hulmes
Alice J. Smith
Marriage: 1888
Ralph G Hulmes
Ruth Hulmes
George Howard Hulmes
Bessie G. Hulmes
Alfred Willard Hulmes

Spouse and Children

Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers

Age 8

The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 15

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Hilmes near Hersfeld (Hesse) or from Hildesheim, which is called Hilm(e)sen in the local dialect.

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

Sources (3)

  • George Holmes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Geo H Hulmes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • George H Hulmes in entry for Alfred W Hulmes, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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