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 Allen in 1912, in Alexander, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 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
1893–1977
Augusta Allen
1897–1962
Marriage: 1912
Lee Hummel
1913–1981
Jessie Hummel
1916–1928
Infant Hummel
1917–1917
Carl Leonard Hummel
1918–2002
Beulah Hummel
1920–2004
Helen Bernice Hummel
1923–1995
Mary Evelyn Hummel
1925–2011
Ruth Hummel
1927–2011
Juell Judy Hummel
1929–2020
Vern E Hummel
1931–2022
Frank Bennet Hummel
1933–2003
Elaine Hummel
1935–2009

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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

(1997: 5973;2007: 11042; 2010: 14715)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.

Possible Related Names

Humbert
Hommel
Hummell
Huml

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)

  • John Clarence Hummel in entry for Robert Leonard Hummel, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1940"
  • Clarence Hummel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Clarence Hummel, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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