Hamilton Leary

May 1866–14 December 1947 (Age 81)
Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia, USA

The Life of Hamilton

When Hamilton Leary was born in May 1866, his father, William James Leary, was 30 and his mother, Lydia Ann Margaret Peters, was 31. He married Martha Alice Vest in 0187, in Randolph, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 14 December 1947, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States.

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Hamilton Leary
Martha Alice Vest
Harry Leary
Charles Joseph Leary
Missouri Zura Leary
Joshua Leary
Catherine Leary
Male Leary

Spouse and Children


    Martha Alice Vest




    Harry Leary


    Missouri Zura Leary


    Joshua Leary


    Catherine Leary


    Male Leary


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William James Leary


    Lydia Ann Margaret Peters




World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoghaire, ‘descendant of Laoghaire’ ( see O'Leary ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1900 United States Federal Census
  • 1920 United States Federal Census
  • 1930 United States Federal Census

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