Honora Callam

about 1815–

The Life of Honora

Honora Callam was born about 1815, in Ireland.

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James Porter
Honora Callam

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World Events (3)


Age 24

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Age 30

The Irish Potato Famine. Many Irish emigrate to America. Irish population drops from 8 million to 6 million due to death from starvation or emigration.

Age 104

Irish War of Independence against Britain ending in the Anglo Irish Treaty.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Balham, a habitational name from a place in Surrey (now part of south London), named with Old English bealg ‘smooth’ or ‘round’ + hamm ‘water meadow’, ‘land hemmed in by water’.

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

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