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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Family Time Line

John Hamilton
1863–1950
Flora Graham
1873–1966
Janet Mc Lachlan Hamilton
1898–1983
Mary Wallace Hamilton
1900–1982
Annie Graham Hamilton
1901–1983
Jeanie Bell Hamilton
1903–1994
Flora Graham Hamilton
1905–1984
Christina Hamilton
1907–1997
Grace Graham Hamilton
1909–1995
Euphemia Prentice Hamilton
1911–
Elizabeth Wallace Hamilton
1913–
James Hamilton
1916–1941

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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.
1908

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

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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