Laura Hamilton

about 1852–
Minocqua, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Laura

When Laura Hamilton was born about 1852, in Minocqua, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Charles Wesley Hamilton, was 40 and her mother, Annis Adeline Shattuck, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Charles Wesley Hamilton
1812–1900
Annis Adeline Shattuck
1819–1871
Harriet Adeline Hamilton
1840–1935
Alfred D. Hamilton
1842–
Perkins C. Hamilton
1844–
Edwin M. Hamilton
1846–
Frank S. Hamilton
1848–
Lydia Hamilton
1850–
Laura Hamilton
1852–
Edwin Nathaniel Hamilton
1854–1940
Alvin J. Hamilton
1859–1859

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World Events (3)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

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

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: Hamill, Hamill, and tun, farm, meaning the farm of Hamill

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