Geneva Herndon Addison

about 19 January 1886–28 December 1958 (Age 72)
McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States

The Life of Geneva Herndon

When Geneva Herndon Addison was born about 19 January 1886, in McKinney, Collin, Texas, United States, her father, Henry Clay Addison, was 41 and her mother, Julia Ann Herndon, was 29. She married Dr. James T Hamilton in 1905, in Mountain Park, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Wise, Texas, United States in 1900. She died on 28 December 1958, in Snyder, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Fairlawn Cemetery, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States.

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Dr. James T Hamilton
Geneva Herndon Addison
Marriage: 1905
Claribel Hamilton

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Mountain Park, Kiowa, Oklahoma, United States


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 8

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1905 · Construction of the Praetorian Building

Age 19

Texas completed the construction of the Praetorian Building (Stone Plane Tower) in 1909. It was the first skyscraper in Texas and the Southwestern United States. The building had 15 stories and was 190 ft tall.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: patronymic from the Older Scots or northern Middle English personal name Addie, a pet form of Adam .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Geneva Hamilton in household of J T Hamilton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Genevia H Hamilton in household of Dr. James H Hamilton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Geneva Addison in household of Dock Addison, "United States Census, 1900"

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