George William Hummel

18 March 1891–13 February 1969 (Age 77)
Lemon Township, Butler, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of George William

When George William Hummel was born on 18 March 1891, in Lemon Township, Butler, Ohio, United States, his father, Frederic Adam Hummel, was 22 and his mother, Mary Luvina Louise Seeley, was 18. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Josephine Nagel. He lived in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Franklin, Warren, Ohio, United States in 1969. He died on 13 February 1969, in Middletown, Butler, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77.

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George William Hummel
Josephine Nagel
Joseph Hummel
Marian Hummel
Loren Hummel
Dorothy Hummel

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 5
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.
1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 7
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1912 · The Girl Scouts
Age 21
Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from a pet form of Humbert or Humbold (a compound name with the same first element + bald ‘bold, brave’).German, Dutch, and Danish (of German origin): nickname for a busy or bustling person, from Middle High German hummel, Middle Dutch hommel ‘bee’, of imitative origin. Compare English humblebee, which in modern English has become bumblebee.

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

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Sources (9)

  • George Hummel, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Jenry Humel in household of Fred Humel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George William Hummel, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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