Madison Daniel Hambleton

2 November 1811–29 May 1869 (Age 57)
East Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Madison Daniel

When Madison Daniel Hambleton was born on 2 November 1811, in East Hamburg, Erie, New York, United States, his father, Samuel Hambleton, was 25 and his mother, Hannah Hilton Thurston, was 24. He married Chelnecha Smith on 17 January 1835, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 29 May 1869, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Manti Cemetery, Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Madison Daniel Hambleton
Chelnecha Smith
Marriage: 17 January 1835
Gerusha Lucretia Hambleton
Loran Franklin Hambleton
Harriet "Hattie" Hambleton
Lucy Ann Hambleton
James Finlay Hambleton
Parley Pratt Hambleton
Brigham Heber Hambleton
Volney Hambleton
Chelnecha Hambleton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1835Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States
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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1812 · War of 1812
    Age 1
    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
    Age 16
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of several places called Hambleton (Lancashire, Yorkshire), Hambleton Hill, Black Hambleton (North Yorkshire), Upper Hambleton (Rutland), Hambleden (Buckinghamshire), or Hambledon (Hampshire, Surrey), Hambledon Hill (Dorset), Great Hameldon (Lancashire), or Hamilton (Leicestershire), in particular Hambleton in Lancashire, which is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked (hill)’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Autobiography of Gerushia Lucritia Hambleton Boswell

    "I was born April 20, 1836, in Buffalo, Erie Co., New York. My father's name was Madison Daniel Hambleton. My mother's name was Chelnecha Smith. I was their first child. I was baptized in the Mississi …

    Sources (41)

    • Madison D Hamitlon, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Madison D. Hambleton in entry for Jerusha Hambleton Boswell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Madison D Hambleton, "United States Census, 1850"

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