Hamilton Monroe Wallace

21 September 1810–12 June 1896 (Age 85)
De Kalb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Hamilton Monroe

When Hamilton Monroe Wallace was born on 21 September 1810, in De Kalb, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, his father, Abraham Wallace I, was 33 and his mother, Mary, was 28. He married Charity Artemesia Butler on 4 October 1855, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 12 June 1896, in Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Hamilton Monroe Wallace
Charity Artemesia Butler
Marriage: 4 October 1855
Caroline Monroe Wallace
Hamilton Monroe Wallace Jr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 October 1855Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 17
    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 26
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English: variant of Wallis , especially in Scotland, where the name was introduced from the Welsh Marches by a family of tenants of the Stewarts in the 12th century.Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish (Ashkenazic) surnames, e.g. Wallach .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hamilton Monroe Wallace Sr.

    Incidents in the life of Hamilton Monroe Wallace, Sr. related by his son, Hamilton Monroe Wallace, to his sister, Lydia Adeline Thornton Duffin, at Toquerville, Utah, December 5, 1938. Hamil …

    Sources (12)

    • H M Wallace, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hamilton M Wallace in entry for Hamilton Monroe Wallace, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Hamilton Wallace, "United States Census, 1870"

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