Katharine H. Hamlin

December 1846–17 July 1913 (Age 66)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Katharine H.

When Katharine H. Hamlin was born in December 1846, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William R Hamlin, was 34 and her mother, Caroline, was 27. She married Truman Monroe Dodson on 12 January 1887, in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. She lived in Northern Liberties Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 17 July 1913, in Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Truman Monroe Dodson
Katharine H. Hamlin
Marriage: 12 January 1887

Spouse and Children

    Truman Monroe Dodson



12 January 1887
Bethlehem, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William R Hamlin






    Caroline Hamlin


    Margaret Hamlin


    Mary Louisa Hamlin



    Horace Hamlin


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World Events (8)


Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 17

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish (of Norman origin): from the Norman personal name Ham(b)lin, Hamelin, a double diminutive of Haimo ( see Hammond ). This was the name of a prominent family in County Meath in Ireland in the 13th–18th centuries, but is now rare there.2 Variant of French Hamelin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Kate Hamlin in household of William K Hamlin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Kate Hamlin in household of Wm R Hamlin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Kate Hamlin in household of Caroline Hamlin, "United States Census, 1870"

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