Olive Libby Cady

Brief Life History of Olive Libby

When Olive Libby Cady was born on 25 February 1863, in Cohocton, Steuben, New York, United States, her father, William Oliver Cady, was 39 and her mother, Matilda Ann Fuller, was 27. She married Walter Hamilton on 16 November 1879. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Catlin, Chemung, New York, United States in 1865 and Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States in 1915. She died on 14 April 1925, in Hornby, Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Hornby, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Hamilton
1843–1920
Olive Libby Cady
1863–1925
Marriage: 16 November 1879
George Austin Hamilton
1880–1943
Maude S. Hamilton
1883–1952
Jacob "Jakie" Hamilton
1889–1892
Jacob A Hamilton
1892–1896
Etta Mae Hamilton
1893–1973
Leroy Walter Hamilton
1897–1919

Sources (33)

  • Olive Hamilton in household of Walter Hamilton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • New York, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1847-1849, 1907-1936
  • Olive L. Cady Hamilton, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English (Suffolk): variant of Caddy .

Breton and French: probably a variant or an altered form of Breton Cadic, a derivative of kad, cad (Old Breton cat) ‘battle’, applied as a nickname for a warrior. The surname Cady is found mainly in Maine-et-Loire, which borders Brittany; in Brittany itself and elsewhere in France it is rare.

Perhaps also an Americanized form of German Gäde (see Gade ), Göde (see Goede ), or Köthe, all from the medieval personal name Godo.

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

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