Harry Slocum DeCamp

16 March 1910–20 September 1996 (Age 86)
Long Branch, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States

The Life of Harry Slocum

When Harry Slocum DeCamp was born on 16 March 1910, in Long Branch, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, his father, Harrison H DeCamp, was 42 and his mother, Mary Elsie Hawn, was 41. He died on 20 September 1996, in Oceanport, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Woodbine Cemetery & Mausoleum, Oceanport, Monmouth, New Jersey, United States.

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Harrison H DeCamp
Mary Elsie Hawn
Grace L DeCamp
Edward Earl Decamp
George Woodruff DeCamp
Helen E DeCamp
Mary Elsie DeCamp
Hannah DeCamp
Harry Slocum DeCamp

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    Mary Elsie Hawn




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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Age 9

Woodbine Cemetery was founded in 1919.

Age 23

"New Jersey was severely impacted by the Great Depression. In response to the economic woes of the country, President Franklin D Roosevelt issued a series of programs and regulations referred to as the ""New Deal"". One-tenth of the New Jersey population was already using New Deal programs by 1933."

Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from de camp ‘the field’, hence a topographic name, or a status name denoting a small farmer.

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

Sources (3)

  • Harry S Decamp in household of Harry F Decamp, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry Decamp Jr. in household of Harry Decamp, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Harry Decamp in household of Harry H Decamp, "United States Census, 1920"

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