Homer E Hatfield

8 January 1898–20 February 1972 (Age 74)
Clay, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Homer E

When Homer E Hatfield was born on 8 January 1898, in Clay, Texas, United States, his father, James Madison Hatfield, was 47 and his mother, Mary Melba Gilley, was 29. He lived in Jolly, Clay, Texas, United States in 1920 and Commissioner's Precinct 2, Clay, Texas, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 February 1972, in Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in White Hill Cemetery, Jolly, Clay, Texas, United States.

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James Madison Hatfield
Mary Melba Gilley
Vernie Miles Hatfield
Virginia J. Hatfield
Allcie Hansford Hatfield
James Arthur Hatfield
Ollie Gwendolyn Hatfield
Homer E Hatfield

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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!
Age 2
This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1901 · Spindletop Oilfield Discovered
Age 3
"Spindletop, located south of Beaumont, becomes the first major oil well to be discovered in Texas. Other fields were discovered in shortly after, which ultimately led to the highly impactful ""oil boom""."
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War
Age 20
To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

(1997: 12167;2007: 25564; 2010: 34381)English: habitational name from any of various places called Hatfield (East Yorkshire, Yorkshire, Nottinghamshire, Worcestershire, Herefordshire, Hertfordshire, Essex), or Heathfield (Sussex, Somerset), though not all of these have given rise to hereditary surnames. The placenames derive from Old English hǣth ‘heath, heather’ + feld ‘open country’.

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

Sources (6)

  • Homer Hatfield in household of Mary M Hatfield, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Homer E Hatfield, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Homer Hatfield in household of J M Hatfield, "United States Census, 1920"

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