Ratha Pearl Hamilton

31 December 1901–September 1989 (Age 87)
Subiaco, Logan, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Ratha Pearl

Ratha Pearl Hamilton was born on 31 December 1901, in Subiaco, Logan, Arkansas, United States. She married Byron Edward Wood on 25 July 1925. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Shoal Creek Township, Logan, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died in September 1989, in Stockton, San Joaquin, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Byron Edward Wood
Ratha Pearl Hamilton
Marriage: 25 July 1925
Eldon B Wood

Spouse and Children

25 July 1925


    Eldon B Wood


World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Age 9

Historical Boundaries - 1910: Logan, Arkansas, United States

Age 26

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

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Ratha P Wood in household of Biron E Wood, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ratha Hamilton in entry for Eldon B. Wood, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Ratha Hamilton in entry for Eldon B Wood, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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