Robert Samuel Hamby

8 January 1848–9 January 1913 (Age 65)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Robert Samuel

When Robert Samuel Hamby was born on 8 January 1848, in Georgia, United States, his father, John Wesley Hamby, was 57 and his mother, Sarah Cook, was 32. He married Mary Jane Hicks on 2 July 1874, in Floyd, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in District 989, Dawson, Georgia, United States for about 10 years and Summerville, Chattooga, Georgia, United States in 1880. He died on 9 January 1913, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Samuel Hamby
Mary Jane Hicks
Marriage: 2 July 1874
Rosie B Hamby
Rebecca J. Hamby
John Benjamin Hamby
Sarah Rilla Hamby
Stephen Jones Hamby
Robert Bryent Hamby
David Asbury Hamby
Andrew Jackson Hamby
Harrison Lee Hamby
Elijah L. Hamby
Anthony William Hamby

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 July 1874Floyd, Georgia, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire
    Age 1
    The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
    Age 18
    The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 4857;2007: 10569; 2010: 13823)English: habitational name from Hanby near Welton le Marsh, in Lincolnshire, which is named from the Old Norse personal name Hundi + Old Norse býr ‘farmstead, settlement’.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Stephen Hamby in household of Sarah Hamby, "United States Census, 1870"
    • R S Hambey in entry for Stephen J Hambey and Annie Mae Bryan, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
    • Robert S Hawley in entry for Mary Jane Hawley, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1943"

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