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VARBLE, Nancy A.
RIDDLE, Hamilton
(Abt 1815-)
HOLLAND, Nancy Carline
RIDDLE, Louvina
(Abt 1847-1933)
SHOEMAKER, Hamilton William


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HESSER, Henrietta Cornelia

SHOEMAKER, Hamilton William 1 2 3 4 5

  • Born: 22 Aug 1875, Illinois
  • Marriage: HESSER, Henrietta Cornelia in 1899 in Nebraska
  • Died: 9 Feb 1950, Los Angeles, California at age 74 6
  • Buried: 11 Feb 1950, Sunnyside Cemetery, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California


Hamilton married Henrietta Cornelia HESSER, daughter of Unknown HESSER and Unknown STILLWELL, in 1899 in Nebraska. (Henrietta Cornelia HESSER was born on 20 Feb 1881 in Nebraska and died on 30 Oct 1951 in Los Angeles, California 7.)



1 1880 US Census (District 108, Stromsburg, Polk County, Nebraska). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Albert Shoemaker (age 40, b. IL), wife Louvina (age 30, b. IL), and children Frank (age 6, b. IL) and Hamilton (age 4, b. IL), living in Stromsburg, Nebraska. Also in the household is Albert's brother, J.N. [Jasper Newton] Shoemaker (age 32, b. IL), his wife Louvisa [Louvina's twin sister] (age 30, b. IL), and their son Clyde (age 3 mos, b. IL); and Nelly Holland (age 18, b. IL) who is listed as a "visitor." Nelly's relationship (if any) to the family is unknown. Albert is listed as a "landlord," and numerous tenants are listed in the household. Jasper is listed as a "brick mason." All of the family indicate that both their parents were born in Illinois.

2 1910 US Census (District 83, 6-Wd Lincoln, Lancaster County, Nebraska). Surety: 4. Lists Hamilton Shoemaker (age 34, b. IL), wife Etta G. (age 29, b. NE), and children Leo C. (age 10, b. NE) and Edgar A. (age 9, b. NE), living in Lincoln, Nebraska. Also in the household is "lodger" Lulu Pacosta (age 20, b. NE) who works as a "seamstress" for a "dressmaker." Hamiliton is listed as a "traveling salesman" for "Nat'l Cush Roy." Hamilton & Etta indicate that they have been married for eleven years, and have two children, both living.

3 1920 US Census (District 47, University Place, Lancaster County, Nebraska). Surety: 4. Lists John Lowell (age 70, b. IL), widower, and daughter Mae Etta [Lowell] Howe (age 48, b. WI), widow, living in University Place, Nebraska. Mae Etta is listed as a "dress maker."

4 1930 US Census, District 1121, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California. Surety: 4. Lists Hamilton Shoemaker (age 55, b. IL), wife Etta C. (age 49, b. NE), and son Edgar (age 29, b. NE), living in Long Beach, California. Hamilton is listed as a "contractor" for "building."

5 World War I Draft Records (Lincoln City, Lancaster County, California). Surety: 4. Hamilton William Shoemaker, DOB: Aug 22, 1875; Occupation: Sales Agent, National Cash Register Co.; Next of Kin: Etta C. Shoemaker, 525 S. 25th St. Lincoln, Nebraska.

6 California Death Index, 1940-1997. Surety: 4. Shoemaker, Hamilton William
Born: 22 Aug 1875, Illinois
Death: 9 Feb 1950, Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Riddle
Father's Surname: Shoemaker

7 Ibid. Surety: 4. Shoemaker, Henrietta Cornelia
Born: 20 Feb 1881, Nebraska
Death: 30 Oct 1951, Los Angeles
Mother's Maiden Name: Stillwell
Father's Surname: Hesser

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