Tolbert Hamilton

1879–
Indiana, United States

The Life of Tolbert

When Tolbert Hamilton was born in 1879, in Indiana, United States, his father, Barney Martin Hamilton, was 29 and his mother, Emaline Albright, was 31. He lived in Ohio Township, Spencer, Indiana, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Barney Martin Hamilton
1850–1879
Emaline Albright
1848–1926
Eva Hamilton
1876–
Tolbert Hamilton
1879–

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 27

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 31

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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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  • Tolbert Hamilton in household of Jackson Hamilton, "United States Census, 1880"

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