Ernest Cloyd Hazel

30 March 1875–4 January 1953 (Age 77)
Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States

The Life of Ernest Cloyd

When Ernest Cloyd Hazel was born on 30 March 1875, in Newman, Douglas, Illinois, United States, his father, Thomas Marion Hazel Sr, was 37 and his mother, Lydia Kinney, was 29. He married Mary E Semple on 30 March 1897, in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant Valley Township, Pawnee, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. He died on 4 January 1953, in Waco, McLennan, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ernest Cloyd Hazel
Mary E Semple
Marriage: 30 March 1897
Ernest Cloyd Hazel II
Constance M Hazelof
Robert Ralph HAZEL
Kenneth C Hazel
Neola C Hazel

Spouse and Children

30 March 1897
Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States



    Constance M Hazelof


    Robert Ralph HAZEL


    Kenneth C Hazel


    Neola C Hazel


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Marion Hazel Sr





World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1887 · Monotype Type-Casting Machine

Age 12

June 7, 1887, Tolbert Lanston patented his Monotype machine. It typed individual characters instead of lines like the Linotype machine.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hazelnut tree or grove, Middle English hasel, hesel, or perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with this word such as Heazille Barton or Heazle Farm in Devon, or from Hessle in East Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, both named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ (influenced by Old Norse hesli).2 French: possibly a topographic name a diminutive of Old French hase, haise ‘hedge’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Earnest Hazel, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ernest C Hazel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ernest C Hazel, "Kansas State Census, 1925"

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