Harold Hamilton

5 July 1915–2 August 2002 (Age 87)
Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States

The Life of Harold

When Harold Hamilton was born on 5 July 1915, his father, George Ernest Hamilton, was 35 and his mother, Inez F Brooks, was 29. He married Capitola Louise Jewell on 14 October 1944. He lived in Dover, Piscataquis, Maine, United States in 1920. He died on 2 August 2002, in Longview, Cowlitz, Washington, United States, at the age of 87.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Harold Hamilton
1915–2002
Capitola Louise Jewell
1923–1984
Marriage: 14 October 1944

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 October 1944

Parents and Siblings

    George Ernest Hamilton

    Male1880–Male

    Inez F Brooks

    Female1885–1965Female

siblings

(4)

    Grace Louise Hamilton

    Female1908–Female

    Evelyn Hamilton Franklin

    Female1910–Female

    Laurence Nelson Hamilton

    Male1912–1914Male

    Male1915–2002Male

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 1

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.
1916 · Boeing Aircraft

Age 1

The Boeing Aircraft was named and created by William Boeing. The first two planes were Bluebill and Mallard and the first flight was July 15, 1916. Boeing aircrafts made their debut during WWI. 
1940 · Galloping Gertie

Age 25

Galloping Gertie is the reference used to describe the Tacoma Narrows Bridge. It opened on July 1, 1940 four months later it no longer existed. On November 7, 1940 the wind guests came up to 40 miles an hour causing the bridge to twist and vibrate violently before it collapsed into Puget Sound. The only victim of the bridge collapsing was a three-legged paralyzed dog named Tubby whose owner tried to rescue him from the car but he wouldn’t go with him.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Harold B Hamilton in household of Ernest Hamilton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Harold B Hamilton, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
  • Harold B Hamilton, "United States Social Security Death Index"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.