Omar John Hammel

29 October 1895–5 July 1964 (Age 68)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Omar John

When Omar John Hammel was born on 29 October 1895, in Indiana, United States, his father, George Monroe Hammel, was 40 and his mother, Ida C. Shockley, was 27. He married Florence Hazel Brown on 15 January 1916, in Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years and Beech Grove, Perry Township, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 5 July 1964, at the age of 68, and was buried in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Omar John Hammel
Florence Hazel Brown
Marriage: 15 January 1916
Clarence Omar Hammel
Goldie M Hammel
Virginia F Hammel

Spouse and Children


    Florence Hazel Brown


15 January 1916
Marion, Indiana, United States


    Clarence Omar Hammel


    Goldie M Hammel


    Virginia F Hammel


Parents and Siblings




    Freeman M Hammel



    Bertha Mabel Hammel


    Jessie Belle Hammel


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Age 8

Historical Boundaries: 1903: Marion, Indiana, United States
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 21

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and English: variant spelling of Hamill .2 North German: nickname or metonymic occupational name from Middle Low German hamel ‘wether’, ‘castrated ram’.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Hamel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Omar J Hammel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Omar J Hammel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Omar Hammel, "United States Census, 1940"

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