Rosalie Hamilton

22 March 1874–from 12 February 1964 to 2 December 1964 (Age 89)
Peoria, Illinois, United States

The Life of Rosalie

When Rosalie Hamilton was born on 22 March 1874, in Peoria, Illinois, United States, her father, Charles William Hamilton, was 23 and her mother, Mary Adeline Slocum, was 24. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910 and Gardena, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 10 years. She died from 12 February 1964 to 2 December 1964, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90.

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Charles William Hamilton
Mary Adeline Slocum
Burt Slocum Hamilton
Rosalie Hamilton

Parents and Siblings

    Charles William Hamilton


    Mary Adeline Slocum




    Burt Slocum Hamilton



World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 8

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Rosalie Hamilton in household of Mary A Hamilton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Rosalie Hamilton in household of Mary A Hamilton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • R Coralie Hamilton in household of Burt S Hamilton, "United States Census, 1920"

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