Walter Wilber Hamlin

9 February 1925–11 December 1986 (Age 61)
Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life of Walter Wilber

When Walter Wilber Hamlin was born on 9 February 1925, in Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, Albert Wilton Hamlin Sr., was 34 and his mother, Marion Ethel Moulton, was 29. He had at least 1 son. He died on 11 December 1986, in South Waterford, Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Waterford, Oxford, Maine, United States.

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Albert Wilton Hamlin Sr.
Marion Ethel Moulton
Albert Wilton Hamlin Jr.
Stanley Mon Elen Hamlin
Walter Wilber Hamlin
Marguerite Happy Hamlin

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1928 · Camden Public Library is Opened

Age 3

The citizens of Camden, Maine had voted (in 1896) to establish a free public library in the town. The land for the library to be built on was donated by Mary Louise Curtis Bok in 1916. After years of fundraising and construction, the cornerstone was finally laid on August 17, 1927. The library opened on June 11, 1928. The library remains open to this day, and is now considered a National Historic Landmark.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 17

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 English and Irish (of Norman origin): from the Norman personal name Ham(b)lin, Hamelin, a double diminutive of Haimo ( see Hammond ). This was the name of a prominent family in County Meath in Ireland in the 13th–18th centuries, but is now rare there.2 Variant of French Hamelin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Walter W Hamlin in household of Albert W Hamlin, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Walter W Hamlin in household of Albert W Hamlin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Walter W Hamlin, "Maine, J. Gary Nichols Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1999"

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