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George Elby Ham
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Birth: Sep. 16, 1867
Death: Aug. 6, 1949

Marriage records indicate that George was born in 1869.

Butler Co., MO Marriage Application Book 2
Page 30 August 29, 1887
HAM, George E. St. Francois Twp, Butler Co., Mo. age 18
HEMBY, Miss Rosa Belle St.Francois town, Butler Co., Mo. age 18
Signed by E. C. Lacks, Judge of Probate
Hand written note (original spelling)
August the 29, 1887
This is to certify that I give mi consent for lisens to be isued for g E Ham & Rosy B. Himbey
Dr. J. D. Ham

Butler Co., MO Marriage Record Book D:
Page 413-2: 4 September 1887
GEORGE E. HAM was married to Rosa B. HEMBY (with written consent from George's father, Dr. J. D. Ham)

1900, Jun 8 - St. Francis Twp., Butler Co., MO census; pg 50B, lines 2-9, Fam #120:
HAM, George E. - head - Sep 1867 - 32y/o - mdx12yr - b. IL / MO / MO
Bell - wife - Jun 1869 - 30y/o - mdx12yr - 7 children/5 libing - MO / MO / MO
Ida M. - daughter - Jul 1890 - 9 y/o - MO / IL / MO
Minterville G. or S. - Aug 1893 - 6y/o - MO / IL / MO
Eddie C. - son - Mar 1896 - 2y/o - MO / IL / MO
Nora L. - daughter - May 1898 - 2y/o - MO / IL / MO
HEMBY, Claude M. - bro (in law) - Feb 1884 - 16y/o - MO / MO / MO
HEMBY, Phillip M. - bro (in law) - Jan 1887 - 13y/o - MO / MO / MO
(at the time of this enumeration, George & Bell were married 12 years, their 13th anniversary would've been in Sept. of this year)

1910 Apr 21 - St. Francois Twp., Butler Co., MO census; pg 277A, sheet 4A, lines 9-14
(living on Dodge Ferry & Fisk Rd); Dwlg 70/Fam 71:
HAM, George E. - head - 42 - wd - IL / IL / IL - Farmer - rents farm
Mointerville - son - 16 - MO / IL / MO - Farmer
Edward - son - 14 - MO / IL / MO
Nora - daughter - 12 - MO / IL / MO
Murt - daughter - 6 - MO / IL / MO
Roy - son - 4 - MO / IL / MO

1920 - St Francis Twp, Butler Co., MO census; pg 254A, sheet 3A; lines 25-27; fam #54:
HAM, George E. - head - 52 - wd - IL / MO / MO - general laborer
Myrtie E. - daughter - 16y/o - MO / IL / MO
Roy - son - 13 - MO / IL / MO
(**living in close proximity is son Mounterville & his family)

George survived his son, Mounterville, as he was listed in his May 1933 obituary.

Missouri Death Certificate # 26243
George Elby Ham, residing in Rombauer, Butler Co., MO for 27 years died in Rombauer (probably at home), August 6th 1949. He was born 16 Sept 1967 in Calhoun Co., IL; father Johnnie Ham (mother unknown). George was widowed & a retired farmer. Ray Ham, Rombauer, MO, was the informant of George Ham's personal information. He was aged 81 years 10 months 22 days at the time of his passing. He died of chronic myocarditis, diagnosed 2 years prevuiously caused by bronchitis which he had suffered from for several years which was due to bronchial asthma. J. Lester Harwell, M.D. of Poplar Bluff, MO attended him from July 28th 1949 - Aug 3, 1949. The last time he saw him was June 3, 1939. Burial was in Hamtown Cemetery, August 8, 1949. Funeral Director: Watkins Funeral Home, Dexter, MO.

Hamtown Cemetery Record Book [Page 99]
Interred Aug 8, 1949 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John D. Ham (1825 - 1903)
  Sarah "Sally" A. Todd Ham (1828 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosa Belle Hemby Ham (1869 - 1909)*
 
 Children:
  Ida M. Ham (1890 - 1906)*
  Mounterville Stephen Ham (1893 - 1933)*
  Edward Clarence Ham (1896 - 1981)*
  Roy Ham (1906 - 1986)*
  Floy Ham (1906 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jabez A. Ham (1845 - 1923)**
  James "Riley" Ham (1853 - 1939)*
  Stephen F. Ham (1858 - 1902)*
  Amos H. Ham (1861 - 1898)*
  George Elby Ham (1867 - 1949)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Hamtown Cemetery
Butler County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Sherry Link
Record added: Feb 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 48924318
George Elby Ham
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