Charles Septimus Hamilton

20 November 1889–19 August 1958 (Age 68)
Morant Bay, Saint Thomas, Jamaica

The Life of Charles Septimus

Charles Septimus Hamilton was born on 20 November 1889, in Morant Bay, Saint Thomas, Jamaica as the son of Mr James Theophilus Hamilton and Alice Adella Bailey. He lived in St. Thomas, Jamaica in 1889 and Clay Township, Harrison, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 19 August 1958, in Morant Bay, Saint Thomas, Jamaica, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Mr James Theophilus Hamilton
Alice Adella Bailey
Charles Septimus Hamilton
Verselle Martina Hamilton
Olive Gracelyn Hamilton
Salra James Hamilton
Marcus Verne Hamilton

Parents and Siblings

    Mr James Theophilus Hamilton


    Alice Adella Bailey




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Age 18

City of Kingston destroyed by earthquake.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

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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Sources (3)

  • Charles Hamilton, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Charles Septimus Hamilton, "Jamaica, Civil Registration, 1880-1999"
  • Charles Septimus Hamilton, "Jamaica Births and Baptisms, 1752-1920"

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