Hampton Short

10 March 1883–2 March 1969 (Age 86)
Holmes Mill, Harlan, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Hampton

When Hampton Short was born on 10 March 1883, his father, Hampton J Short, was 34 and his mother, Elizabeth J. Witt, was 29. He lived in Magisterial District 2, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Klondike, Montgomery, Kentucky, United States in 1920. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 2 March 1969, at the age of 85, and was buried in Holmes Mill, Harlan, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hampton J Short
1848–1929
Elizabeth J. Witt
1853–
Archiles Short
1853–
Dianna Short
1874–1900
Lavina Short
1875–1900
Fannie ( Kelly) Short
1876–1900
Laurie Short
1876–
Jane Short
1877–
James Aaron Short
1877–
Charles Franklin Short
1878–1948
James A Short
1880–1943
Mary Ann Short
1882–1913
Hampton Short
1883–1969
Sarah Jane Short
1887–1965
Rozella Short
1889–
Lillie Victoria Short
1892–1974

Parents and Siblings

    Hampton J Short

    Male1848–1929Male

    Elizabeth J. Witt

    Female1853–Female

siblings

(14)

    Archiles Short

    Male1853–Male

    Dianna Short

    Female1874–1900Female

    Lavina Short

    Female1875–1900Female

    Fannie ( Kelly) Short

    Female1876–1900Female

    Laurie Short

    Female1876–Female

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World Events (8)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 21

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 23

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English schort ‘short’.2 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr, Mac an Ghirr‘son of the short man’ ( see McGirr ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hampton Short in household of Hampton Short, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hampton Short Jr. in household of James Short, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Hampton Short, "United States, Veterans Administration Master Index, 1917-1940"

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