When Montgomery Merritt Hannum was born on 15 August 1885, in Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Young Conn Hannum, was 44 and his mother, Charlotte Louisa Merritt, was 34. He married Luella Merrill on 1 October 1913, in Lake, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Civil District 9, Blount, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 December 1940, in Eustis, Lake, Florida, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Eustis, Lake, Florida, United States.
habitational name from Old Norse afnám ‘newly enclosed plot taken from common or undeveloped land’, a frequent minor placename in northern counties, e.g. Avenham Park in Preston (Lancashire) and Aynhems in Rimington (Yorkshire), sometimes with prosthetic H-, as in Haynholme in Draughton (Yorkshire).
habitational name from Hanham (Gloucestershire), from Old English hānum ‘(at) the stones’, dative plural form of hān ‘stone’. The ending -ham comes by analogy with other placenames with this very common unstressed ending.