Lillian Hamilton

26 January 1869–23 March 1916 (Age 47)
Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Lillian

When Lillian Hamilton was born on 26 January 1869, in Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, Benjamin Franklin Hamilton, was 34 and her mother, Helen Maria Rideout, was 31. She lived in Maine, United States in 1870 and North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States for about 30 years. She died on 23 March 1916, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in North Yarmouth, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Benjamin Franklin Hamilton
Helen Maria Rideout
Royal L Hamilton
George Hamilton
Ulysses Hamilton
Gilbert Hamilton
Helen Maud Hamilton
Gertrude Hamilton
Alice G Hamilton
Lillian Hamilton
Marion B. Hamilton
Hattie Rideout Hamilton

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 1

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 13

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • Lillian B Hamilton in household of Helen M Hamilton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lillian B Hamilton in household of Helen M Hamilton, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lillian B Hamilton in household of Frank B Hamilton, "United States Census, 1880"

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