Philip Hemstreet

15 March 1849–31 October 1914 (Age 65)
Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Philip

When Philip Hemstreet was born on 15 March 1849, in Ontario, Canada, his father, Miller Hemstreet, was 41 and his mother, Grace Vodden, was 28. He married Emma While on 25 March 1873, in Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Ohio, United States for about 44 years. He died on 31 October 1914, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States.

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Philip Hemstreet
Emma While
Marriage: 25 March 1873
James Hamstreet

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World Events (8)

1851 · Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad
Age 2
The Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati Railroad started running in February 1851, 15 years after it was charted for construction. It later absorbed a small bankrupt railroad in 1861 to help expand its services beyond just Cleveland, Columbus and Cincinnati. In May 1868, the railroad merged with the Bellefontaine Railway to connect the current cities with Indianapolis.
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 18
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Dutch Heemstraat, a habitational name from a place named in Dutch with heem ‘farmyard’ + straat ‘street’, ‘road’.

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

Sources (24)

  • Philip Henstreet, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Philip Hemstrat in household of Joseph While, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Philip Hemstreet in household of William Hemstreet, "United States Census, 1870"

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