Abraham Hamor

29 December 1788–6 December 1874 (Age 85)
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Abraham

When Abraham Hamor was born on 29 December 1788, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Thomas Hamor, was 29 and his mother, Phebe Howard, was 21. He married Mary Ann Hinkson in 1811, in Middletown MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States for about 20 years and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. He died on 6 December 1874, in Hamorton, Kennett Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Ebenezer African Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Kennett Square, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Hamor
Mary Ann Hinkson
Marriage: 1811
Phoebe Ann Hamor
Abigail Hamor
about 1832–
Joseph Hamor
about 1834–
Henry Hamor
about 1836–
Cornelia Hamor
about 1840–
Cornelia Hamor
about 1840–
Frank Hamer
about 1840–
Edward Hamor
Eliza Hamor
James Hinkson Hamor
Susanna Hamor Taylor
Emma Hamor
Ellis Passmore Hamer
Mary Ann Hamor

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1811Middletown MM, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings



    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    George Washington elected first president of United States.
    1791 · Whiskey Rebellion Occurs
    Age 3
    The Whiskey Rebellion was a protest against taxes on whiskey by farmers and distillers. People were tarred and feathered. They attacked Bower Hill and headed towards Pittsburgh. The militia was sent in to try and stop it. It finally ended with a repeal of the tax.
    Age 24
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a variant of Hamer .Slovak (Hámor): metonymic occupational name for a smith, from hámor ‘smithy, forge’, a term of German origin (from Hammer ‘hammer’; see Hammer ).

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

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    Sources (8)

    • Abraham Hamor, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Abram Hamor, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Abram Hammer, "Pennsylvania Marriages, 1709-1940"

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