Cornelia Hamill

Female7 October 1920–8 July 1958

Brief Life History of Cornelia

When Cornelia Hamill was born on 7 October 1920, in Winston, Mississippi, United States, her father, Floyd Bevil Hamill, was 29 and her mother, Lucy Belton Wicker, was 23. She had at least 1 son with Grady U. Stokes. She lived in Louisville, Winston, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 1, Winston, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 8 July 1958, in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 37.

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Grady U. Stokes
Cornelia Hamill
David Hamill Stokes

Sources (13)

  • Cornelia Stokes in household of Floyd B Hammill, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cornelia B. Stokes in Find a Grave
  • Camillia Stokes in entry for Mrs Mary Clyde Edmonds, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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Children (1)

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 5

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Age 11

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

Name Meaning

Scottish (Lanarkshire): of Norman origin, a habitational name from Haineville or Henneville in Manche, France, named from the ancient Germanic personal name Hagano + Old French ville ‘settlement’.

English (Lancashire): nickname for a maimed person or someone with a distinctive scar, from Middle English, Old English hamel ‘mutilated, scarred’.

Irish (Ulster): according to MacLysaght, a shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hÁdhmaill ‘descendant of Ádhmall’, which he derives from ádhmall ‘active’.

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

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