John Clarence Hummel

October 1893–11 December 1977 (Age 84)
Warrensburg, Macon, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of John Clarence

When John Clarence Hummel was born in October 1893, in Warrensburg, Macon, Illinois, United States, his father, Louis Ludwig Hummel, was 38 and his mother, Marietta Georgia Jacobs, was 24. He married Augusta Leona Allen in 1912, in Alexander, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Ela Township, Lake, Illinois, United States in 1930 and Palatine Township, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 11 December 1977, in Arizona, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Clarence Hummel
Augusta Leona Allen
Marriage: 1912
Lee E Hummel
Jessie B Hummel
Infant Hummel
Carl Leonard Hummel
Beulah Hummel
Helen Bernice Hummel
Mary Evelyn Hummel
Ruth Hummel
Jewel "Judy" Arldine Hummel
Vern E Hummel
Frank Bennet Hummel
William Hummel
Elaine Hummel

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1912Alexander, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1910 · Boy Scouts of America
    Age 17
    When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 23
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    German and Dutch: from a pet form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold, brave’).German, Dutch, and Danish (of German origin): nickname for a busy or bustling person, from Middle High German hummel, Middle Dutch hommel ‘bee’, of imitative origin. Compare English humblebee, which in modern English has become bumblebee.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hummel, Clarence Family Reunion 1970

    Reunion of the John Clarence Hummel Family By Eula (Poe) Hummel Sunday September 20, 1970 the family of John Clarence Hummel gathered at Barrington, Illinois for a picnic at the camp grounds. This d …

    Sources (14)

    • Clarence Hummel, "United States Census, 1920"
    • John Clarence Hummel, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Clarance Hummel, "United States Census, 1930"

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