Michael Dayton Hammel

20 December 1932–25 October 2010 (Age 77)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of Michael Dayton

When Michael Dayton Hammel was born on 20 December 1932, in Minnesota, United States, his father, Burton Willard Hammel, was 23 and his mother, Martha Ingaborge Wefald, was 27. He married Martha Jean Addington on 10 December 1960, in Hennepin, Minnesota, United States. He died on 25 October 2010, in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Minneapolis, Hennepin, Minnesota, United States.

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Michael Dayton Hammel
Martha Jean Addington
Marriage: 10 December 1960

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10 December 1960
Hennepin, Minnesota, United States

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World Events (8)

1933 · The Browns Valley Man

Age 1

Just like the Minnesota Woman, The Browns Valley Man are deemed the oldest human remains found in Minnesota. They were found by W. H. Jenson, while he was laying gravel for his driveway, in the Traverse gap in western Minnesota. The remains are believed to be around 9,000 years old.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 3

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 23

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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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  • Michael in entry for Frederick Hammel, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Michael D Hammel, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Michael D Hammel, "Minnesota Marriage Index, 1958-2001"

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