Austin Basil Hume

24 November 1904–6 September 1996 (Age 91)
Hartwell, Lockhart Township, Pike, Indiana, United States

The Life of Austin Basil

When Austin Basil Hume was born on 24 November 1904, in Hartwell, Lockhart Township, Pike, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Coleman Hume, was 25 and his mother, Christina Woods, was 22. He married Myrtle Esther McRoberts on 19 December 1923. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Winslow, Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States for about 16 years. He died on 6 September 1996, in Oakland City, Columbia Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Arthur, Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Austin Basil Hume
1904–1996
Myrtle Esther McRoberts
1906–1993
Marriage: 19 December 1923
Estelyn Faye Hume
1924–2016
Donald Eugene Hume
1926–2020
DEWAYNE ADRIAN HUME
1928–
KENNETH RAY HUME
1930–1949
Evelyn Hume
1933–
Jerrald Hume
1938–2002

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 December 1923
children

(6)

    Estelyn Faye Hume

    Female1924–2016Female

    Donald Eugene Hume

    Male1926–2020Male

    DEWAYNE ADRIAN HUME

    Male1928–Male

    Male1930–1949Male

    Evelyn Hume

    Female1933–Female

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Velma Irene Hume

    Female1901–1979Female

    Male1904–1996Male

    Oscar Charles Hume

    Male1907–1986Male

    Virgia May Hume

    Female1910–1982Female

    Paradine Lucinda Hume

    Female1913–1915Female

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 2

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1929

Age 25

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.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the barony of Home in Berwickshire.2 Scottish, English (East Anglia), and Irish: variant of Holme , from Old Danish hulm.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Austin Humes in household of Thomas Humes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Austin B Hume in household of Thomas Hume, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Austin Humes, "United States Census, 1930"

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