John Hamilton Preble

31 May 1883–6 February 1953 (Age 69)
Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts

The Life of John Hamilton

When John Hamilton Preble was born on 31 May 1883, his father, Horan M. Preble, was 25 and his mother, Theresa M. Perry, was 22. He lived in Haverhill, Essex, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died on 6 February 1953, at the age of 69, and was buried in Casper, Natrona, Wyoming, United States.

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Horan M. Preble
Theresa M. Perry
John Hamilton Preble
George Calvin Preble

Parents and Siblings

    Horan M. Preble


    Theresa M. Perry




World Events (8)


Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 5

Historical Boundaries - 1888: Natrona, Wyoming Territory, United States; 1890: Natrona, Wyoming, United States
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 19

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. It may be a variant of a medieval name, Preville, a habitational name from a Norman place named with the elements pré ‘meadow’ + ville ‘settlement’. However, this theory is not supported by evidence of early forms.

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

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Sources (3)

  • John H Preble in household of Thirza M Preble, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John H Preble in household of Harry N Perkins, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Hamilton Preble, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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