Dortha Martha Hamrick

8 May 1900–25 April 1994 (Age 94)
Webster, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Dortha Martha

When Dortha Martha Hamrick was born on 8 May 1900, in Webster, West Virginia, United States, her father, Elihu Hutton Hamrick, was 26 and her mother, Mary Miller, was 23. She had at least 4 sons and 1 daughter with Forest Tucker Reynolds. She lived in Marlinton, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States in 1930 and Beaver Magisterial District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 25 April 1994, at the age of 93, and was buried in Marlinton, Pocahontas, West Virginia, United States.

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Forest Tucker Reynolds
Dortha Martha Hamrick
Arden M Reynolds
Harold T Reynolds
Emma Gale Reynolds
Glenn H Reynolds
William L Reynolds

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    Arden M Reynolds


    Emma Gale Reynolds


    Glenn H Reynolds


    William L Reynolds


    Harold T Reynolds


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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 1

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.
1901 · Maggie Lena Walker Opens Bank

Age 1

Maggie Lena Walker was the first African American and woman to open a bank. She opened the St. Luke Penny Savings Bank on August 20, 1901. She encouraged the young people to start saving their pennies in her bank and when they hit a hundred pennies they could start a bank account with the bank.

Age 27

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Respelling of German Hämmerich or Hemmerich .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Dortha Hamrick in household of Ben C Chambers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Dortha Reynolds in household of Forrest Reynolds, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dorttia M Reynolds in household of Forest T Reynolds, "United States Census, 1930"

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