Elisha Oscar Hummel

8 August 1865–1948 (Age 82)
Illinois, United States

The Life of Elisha Oscar

When Elisha Oscar Hummel was born on 8 August 1865, in Illinois, United States, his father, William Robert Hummel, was 34 and his mother, Eliza Jane Cline, was 36. He married Mahala Elizabeth Brothers on 25 February 1891. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Cherry Township, Montgomery, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Drum Creek Township, Montgomery, Kansas, United States in 1910. He died in 1948, in Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cherryvale, Montgomery, Kansas, United States.

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Elisha Oscar Hummel
Mahala Elizabeth Brothers
Marriage: 25 February 1891
Flossie Lieu Hummel
Maggie Cecil Hummel
Oscar Floren Hummel
Lewis Everett Hummel
William Rupert Hummel
Clarence Lawrence Hummel

Spouse and Children

25 February 1891


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Age 6

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 German and Dutch: from a pet form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’).2 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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Sources (3)

  • E O Hummel, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • E Oscar Hummel in household of William Hummel, "United States Census, 1880"
  • E Oscar Hummel, "United States Census, 1920"

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