Frank Thomas Hamlin

7 March 1919–15 March 2012 (Age 93)
Virginia, United States

The Life of Frank Thomas

When Frank Thomas Hamlin was born on 7 March 1919, in Virginia, United States, his father, Charles William Hamlin, was 44 and his mother, Lena Jackson Dowdy, was 29. He had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Phebe Laura Rose Ashburn. He lived in Salem, Roanoke, Virginia, United States in 1920. He died on 15 March 2012, in Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Walkertown, Forsyth, North Carolina, United States.

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Frank Thomas Hamlin
Phebe Laura Rose Ashburn
Frank Thomas “Tom” Hamlin Jr.
Jesse Carlyle Hamlin
Joice O Hamlin
Vermalee Jane Hamlin
William Eugene Hamlin
Helen Luvada Hamlin
George Perry Hamlin

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    Frank Thomas “Tom” Hamlin Jr.


    Vermalee Jane Hamlin


    William Eugene Hamlin


    Helen Luvada Hamlin


    George Perry Hamlin


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 1

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish (of Norman origin): from the Norman personal name Ham(b)lin, Hamelin, a double diminutive of Haimo ( see Hammond ). This was the name of a prominent family in County Meath in Ireland in the 13th–18th centuries, but is now rare there.2 Variant of French Hamelin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Frank T Haralin in household of Charles W Hamlin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Frank Hamlin in household of Charlie W Hamlin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Frank T Hamlin in household of Charles W Hamlin, "United States Census, 1920"

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