M. Hamer

1860–Female
Indiana, United States

The Life of M.

When M. Hamer was born in 1860, in Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas L Hamer, was 28 and her mother, Cordelia Morrison, was 30.

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Family Time Line

Thomas L Hamer
1832–1869
Cordelia Morrison
1830–
Florence Hamer
1854–
Charles Hamer
1857–
Hamer
1860–
M. Hamer
1860–
M. Hamer
1860–
Catherine M. Hammer
1863–1924

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas L Hamer

    Male1832–1869Male

    Cordelia Morrison

    Female1830–Female

siblings

(6)

    Female1854–Female

    Charles Hamer

    Male1857–Male

    Female1860–Female

    M. Hamer

    Male1860–Male

    Female1860–Female

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World Events (3)

1863

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 3

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 46

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place in Lancashire named Hamer, from Old English hamor ‘rock’, ‘crag’.2 English: possibly a metonymic occupational name for a smith or for a maker or seller of hammers, Middle English hamer (Old English hamor), or a habitational name for someone living at an inn or shop distinguished by the sign of a hammer.3 Dutch: from hamer ‘hammer’, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker of hammers or a user of a hammer, for example a blacksmith.

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

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