Almanza Hamlin

21 November 1797–1 January 1854 (Age 56)
Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Almanza

When Almanza Hamlin was born on 21 November 1797, in Sharon, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Benjamin Hamlin, was 37 and his mother, Deborah Rowley, was 35. He married Mary Roxana Webster on 7 May 1847, in Lorain, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died on 1 January 1854, in Clarksfield, Huron, Ohio, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Wellington, Lorain, Ohio, United States.

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Almanza Hamlin
Mary Roxana Webster
Marriage: 7 May 1847
David Almanza Hamlin
Henry Benjamin Hamlin
William Hamlin

Spouse and Children

7 May 1847
Lorain, Ohio, United States


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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 5

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

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)

  • Almanza Hamlin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Almanza Hambin, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Almanza Hamlin in entry for Henry B. Hamlin, "Florida Deaths, 1877-1939"

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