Chester W Hamilton

28 June 1898–14 April 1969 (Age 70)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Chester W

When Chester W Hamilton was born on 28 June 1898, in Michigan, United States, his father, William H Hamilton, was 39 and his mother, Bertha Fauble, was 30. He married Sylvia Rhinehart in 1922, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 14 April 1969, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States, at the age of 70.

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Chester W Hamilton
Sylvia Rhinehart
Marriage: 1922
Arnold Harold Hamilton

Spouse and Children

Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States




    Arnold Harold Hamilton


Parents and Siblings

    William H Hamilton


    Bertha Fauble





    Theodore Hamilton


    Virgil Clark Hamilton


    Minnie G. Hamilton



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 5

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."

Age 19

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cheater Hamilton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Chester Hamilton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Chester Hamilton in household of William Hamilton, "United States Census, 1900"

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