Herbert Roscoe Hamilton

11 July 1869–30 October 1949 (Age 80)
Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States

The Life of Herbert Roscoe

When Herbert Roscoe Hamilton was born on 11 July 1869, in Massillon, Stark, Ohio, United States, his father, Luther Duncan Hamilton, was 32 and his mother, Mary Springer, was 35. He married Laura B. White on 12 April 1893, in Missouri, United States. He lived in Enterprise, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Enterprise Township, Linn, Missouri, United States in 1940. He died on 30 October 1949, in Browning, Linn, Missouri, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Browning, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Herbert Roscoe Hamilton
Laura B. White
Marriage: 12 April 1893

Spouse and Children

12 April 1893
Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Luther Duncan Hamilton


    Mary Springer




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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 21

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Hamilton in household of Luther Hamilton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Herbert R Hamilton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Herbert R Hamilton, "United States Census, 1930"

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