Hulda Louisa Middleditch

1848–23 September 1931 (Age 83)
Attica Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Hulda Louisa

When Hulda Louisa Middleditch was born in 1848, in Attica Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, her father, Pulaski Middleditch, was 28 and her mother, Belinda Mix, was 24. She married Dwight Drum on 4 July 1868, in Imlay City, Lapeer, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Attica, Lapeer, Michigan, United States in 1894 and Dayton, Tuscola, Michigan, United States in 1920. She died on 23 September 1931, in Rich Township, Lapeer, Michigan, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Dwight Drum
Hulda Louisa Middleditch
Marriage: 4 July 1868
Clarence Drum
Annette Drum
Hiram Ellis Drum
Earl Drum
James Drum
Roy Henry Drum
Ray P Drum

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World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
Age 6
A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 22
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English: locative name from an unidentified place in eastern England whose name means ‘middle ditch’ or ‘middle dyke’ (Old English middel + dīc). As a lost minor place-name this compound occurs more than once in Cambridgeshire, and is also found at Hatfield Broad Oak (Essex).

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

Sources (22)

  • Lousia Drum in household of Ellis Drum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Huldah L Middleditch in household of Pulaske Middleditch, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Louisa H Drum in household of Dwight Drum, "United States Census, 1900"

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