Wanda Mae Hammond

14 March 1925–23 December 2010 (Age 85)
Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States

The Life of Wanda Mae

When Wanda Mae Hammond was born on 14 March 1925, in Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, her father, Frank Emsley Hammond, was 32 and her mother, Verda Clow, was 33. She died on 23 December 2010, in McMinnville, Yamhill, Oregon, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States.

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Wanda Mae Hammond

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    Francis Emogene Hammond


    Robert Hampton Hammond



    Anita Marie Hammond


World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 1

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, Hamo(n), which is generally from a continental Germanic name Haimo, a short form of various compound names beginning with haim ‘home’, although it could also be from the Old Norse personal name Hámundr, composed of the elements hár ‘high’ + mund ‘protection’. As an Irish name it is generally an importation from England, but has also been used to represent Hamill 3 and, more rarely, McCammon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wanda M Hammond in household of Frank E Hammond, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Wanda Mae Hammond in household of Frank E Hammond, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wanda M Hammond in household of Frank M Hammond, "Iowa State Census, 1925"

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