Robert Edwin Ham

30 May 1925–9 May 2006 (Age 80)
Council, Adams, Idaho, United States

The Life of Robert Edwin

When Robert Edwin Ham was born on 30 May 1925, in Council, Adams, Idaho, United States, his father, Charles Eugene Ham, was 31 and his mother, Hilda Kathryn/Katrina Kampeter, was 26. He married Joan Doris Burt on 1 November 1947, in Washington, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Council Election Precinct, Adams, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 9 May 2006, in Colton, Clackamas, Oregon, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Colton, Clackamas, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Edwin Ham
Joan Doris Burt
Marriage: 1 November 1947
Brandon Earl Ham

Spouse and Children


    Joan Doris Burt


1 November 1947
Washington, Idaho, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Age 4

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 22

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly southwestern England): variant spelling of Hamm .2 French: habitational name from any of the various places in northern France (Ardennes, Pas-de-Calais, Somme, Moselle) named with the Germanic word ham ‘meadow in the bend of a river’, ‘water meadow’, ‘flood plain’.3 Dutch: variant of Hamme .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert E Harn in household of Charles E Harn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Robert E Ham in household of Charles E Ham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Robert in entry for Ruth Darlene Husted, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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