John Hamilton Preble

31 May 1883–6 February 1953 (Age 69)

The Life Summary of John Hamilton

When John Hamilton Preble was born on 31 May 1883, his father, Horace Melvin Preble, was 25 and his mother, Theresa M. Perry, was 23. 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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Horace Melvin Preble
Theresa M. Perry
John Hamilton Preble
Georgia Caroline Preble
George Calvin Preble

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
Age 7
Historical Boundaries 1865: Dakota Territory, United States 1867: Laramie, Dakota Territory, United States 1868: Laramie, Wyoming Territory, United States 1868: Carbon, Wyoming Territory, United States 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 (Middlesex): topographic name from preble, prebill ‘gravel’, probably for someone who lived near or worked at a gravel pit. This surname is rare in Britain.

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

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Sources (6)

  • John Hamilton Preble, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • John H Preble in household of Thirza M Preble, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Hamilton Preble, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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