Mary Wallace Hamilton

1 February 1900–22 March 1982 (Age 82)
Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Wallace

When Mary Wallace Hamilton was born on 1 February 1900, in Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Hamilton, was 36 and her mother, Flora Graham, was 26. She died on 22 March 1982, at the age of 82.

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John Hamilton
Flora Graham
Janet Mc Lachlan Hamilton
Mary Wallace Hamilton
Annie Graham Hamilton
Jeanie Bell Hamilton
Flora Graham Hamilton
Christina Hamilton
Grace Graham Hamilton
Euphemia Prentice Hamilton
Elizabeth Wallace Hamilton
James Hamilton

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World Events (8)

1902 · The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition

Age 2

The Scottish National Antarctic Expedition was organized and led by William Speirs Bruce. Him along with Robert Falcon Scott’s Discovery Expedition completed an exploration of Antarctica. They established the first manned meteorological station, the Orcadas, in 1903 and discovered new land east of the Weddell Sea. The expedition was described as the most cost-effective and carefully planned scientific expedition of the Heroic Age. The Orcadas weather station has been in continuous operation ever since.

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 24

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

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

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