Mary Viola Hamilton

8 August 1872–6 October 1961 (Age 89)
Sandgate, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Viola

When Mary Viola Hamilton was born on 8 August 1872, in Sandgate, Bennington, Vermont, United States, her father, William James Hamilton, was 35 and her mother, Viola Althea Woodward, was 24. She married Cole Austin Stickle on 13 October 1895, in Vermont, United States. She lived in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1910 and Royalton, Windsor, Vermont, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 October 1961, at the age of 89.

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John S Steele
Mary Viola Hamilton
Marriage: 30 October 1895
Rev William John Steele
Celia Amy Steele

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
Age 3
In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
Age 3
During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 24
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

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

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  • Mary B Steele in household of John Steele, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Steele in household of John Steele, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary V Steele in household of John S Steele, "United States Census, 1920"

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