Charles Hampton

1868–1954 (Age 86)
Irving, Montgomery, Illinois, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Hampton was born in 1868, in Irving, Montgomery, Illinois, United States, his father, Cyrus Barber Hampton, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Rhoda Sapp, was 17. He married Ellen Martha Snow on 18 April 1895, in Bond, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Montgomery, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Schram City, Montgomery, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died in 1954, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Charles Hampton
1868–1954
Ellen Martha Snow
1866–1938
Marriage: 18 April 1895
Nellie Hampton
1895–1978
James Cyrus Hampton
1897–1910
Wade William Hampton
1899–1967
Nona Catherine Hampton
1899–1979
Charles Marion Hampton
1904–1981
Josephine Gertrude Hampton
1907–1989
Harry Owen Hampton
1908–1936

Spouse and Children

    Male1868–1954Male

    Ellen Martha Snow

    Female1866–1938Female

MARRIAGE
18 April 1895
Bond, Illinois, United States
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Cyrus Barber Hampton

    Male1843–1930Male

    Sarah Rhoda Sapp

    Female1851–1888Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1868–1954Male

    Alice Adelia Hampton

    Female1874–1941Female

    Tina Hampton

    Female1876–Female

    Emma Hampton

    Female1880–Female

World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 0

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1871

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 24

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the numerous places called Hampton, including the cities of Southampton and Northampton (both of which were originally simply Hamtun). These all share the final Old English element tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’, but the first is variously hām ‘homestead’, hamm ‘water meadow’, or hēan, weak dative case (originally used after a preposition and article) of hēah ‘high’. This name is also established in Ireland, having first been taken there in the medieval period.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Charles M Hampton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Charles Frampton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Chas M Hampton, "United States Census, 1910"

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