Jack Hamby

16 February 1939–2003 (Age 63)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Jack

When Jack Hamby was born on 16 February 1939, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, Frank Jackson Hamby, was 37 and his mother, Vertle Williamson, was 25. He died in 2003, at the age of 64.

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Frank Jackson Hamby
Vertle Williamson
Jack Hamby
Guinn Hamby

Parents and Siblings

    Frank Jackson Hamby


    Vertle Williamson




World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · The Four Freedoms

Age 2

President Roosevelt spoke in front of Congress and gave a speech on what Freedoms everyone should be granted. First being the Freedom of Speech. Second, the freedom of Religion, Third, The Freedom from Want, and Fourth, the Freedom from Fear. Being a big deal, FDR didn't just say that all people should have these freedoms because Americans already expected these freedoms.
1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 17

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from Hanby near Welton le Marsh, in Lincolnshire, which is named from the Old Norse personal name Hundi + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead’, ‘settlement’.2 Perhaps an altered spelling of French Hambye, a habitational name from a place in Manche.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Jack Hamby in entry for Guinn Hamby, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Hamby, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Jack Hamby - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Jack Hamby

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