Henry Hamm

Male8 February 1874–19 September 1926

Brief Life History of Henry

Henry Hamm was born on 8 February 1874, in Wisconsin, United States. He married Agnes Marie McNulty on 16 July 1895, in Ramsey, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Saint Paul, Ramsey, Minnesota, United States in 1910 and Morrison, Minnesota, United States in 1920. He died on 19 September 1926, in Little Falls, Morrison, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Saint Marys Cemetery, Little Falls Township, Morrison, Minnesota, United States.

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Henry Hamm
Agnes Marie McNulty
Marriage: 16 July 1895
Harry Cyril Hamm
Agnes M Hamm
Olive Loretta Hamm
Lloyd S. Hamm
Florence B Hamm
Mabel Colette Hamm

Sources (16)

  • Harry Hamer, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harry Hamm, "Minnesota, County Marriages, 1860-1949"
  • Harry Hamm, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1895Ramsey, Minnesota, United States
  • Children (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

    Age 1

    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

    1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

    Age 9

    A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 16

    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

    English (London): topographic name for someone who lived at a place called from Middle English ham(me), hom(me) (Old English hamm), which meant ‘land in a river bend’, ‘land hemmed in by marshland’, ‘wet land hemmed in by higher ground’, ‘river meadow’, or ‘cultivated plot on the edge of woodland or moor’. The topographic term is found mainly in the South Midlands and southern England. There are many farmsteads with this name in Devon and Sussex, five more substantial settlements called Ham or Hamp in Somerset, as well as East and West Ham in Essex, and places called Ham in Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Kent, Surrey, and Wiltshire. This form of the surname is also comparatively frequent in Ireland.

    German: topographic name for someone who lived on land in a river bend, Old High German ham (see 1 above).

    German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name from any of numerous places called Hamm, mainly the city in Westphalia.

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

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