Rebecca Hamlin


Brief Life History of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hamlin was born in 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, her father, George Henry Hamlin, was 44 and her mother, Rachel Walling, was 25.

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George Henry Hamlin
Rachel Walling
Rebecca Hamlin
Rachel Lydia Hamlin
Edith May Hamlin
Lillian Hamlin
Edna Caroline Hamlin
Amerenth Hamlin
Emma Fidelia Hamlin
Retta Hamlin
Marinda Hamlin

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    Age 0

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    1865 · The Assassination of a President

    Age 0

    "While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

    1896 · Utah becomes a state

    Age 31

    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: of Norman origin, from the Norman French and Middle English personal name Hamelin, a double diminutive of Hamo (see Hammond ).

    French: variant of Hamelin and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

    Americanized form of Finnish Hämäläinen (see Hamalainen ).

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

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