Edith May Ham

Female3 November 1881–20 November 1956

Brief Life History of Edith May

When Edith May Ham was born on 3 November 1881, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Augustus Ham, was 28 and her mother, Mary Etta Odiorne, was 26. She married Ernest Parer Bilbruck on 8 June 1904, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. She died on 20 November 1956, in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States.

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Ernest Parer Bilbruck
Edith May Ham
Marriage: 8 June 1904

Sources (12)

  • Edith M Bilbruck in household of Earnest P Bilbruck, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edith May Ham, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Edith May Ham, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 June 1904Portsmouth, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 1

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.


    Age 5

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 20

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Korean Young, Ok, Nam, Chul, Eun Hee, Eun Young, Hae Jung, Il Hwa.

    English (mainly southwestern) and German: variant of Hamm .

    Dutch: topographic name from ham ‘land in a river bend’, ‘enclosed meadow’, or a habitational name from any of several country houses and places called De(n) Ham. Compare Van Ham and Vanderham .

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

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