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Frederick "Fred" Hampton

Terrace, British Columbia, Canada


Frederick “Fred” Hampton

b- Oct 15, 1880, Ockham, Surrey, England
d- Apr 18, 1980, Skeenaview Lodge, Terrace, age 99
buried in Terrace Municipal Cemetery

son of James Hampton, West Horsley, Surrey, England
and Ann Berryman, England.

Came to Kitimat, Feb 25, 1908.
Then hiked from Kitimat to Eby's Landing.

2 month's later he met the Frank Family as they arrived.
There has been a lot written about the Frank Family, and I am not disrespecting them by not including their history here.
They certainly deserve all the articles and credit due them.

Anyway back to Fred Hampton

1911 Census he is at Kitsumgallum, shown as a lodger of George Dover,
Rancher, part of a Road Gang, age 30.
Immigrating from England in 1907.

Enlisted in WWI, in Prince Rupert, Reg #703090
shown as a carpenter, single.

Worked in the winter of 1913 on the First Bridge to cross the Skeena River, from Terrace to Ferry Island.
enlisted in 1916 in Prince Rupert, and returned in 1919

He lived in Dutch Valley when he returned from war.

He also lived on the bench, 2 miles north of the School Board Offices. (Deep Creek)

He built a barn ca 1912 in the Deep Creek area, which has been relocated to the Terrace Regional Museum.

After serving in the War, he was not impressed with the French Canadian “Zombies” who were involved in the mutiny here during WWII.

In 1977 he was the oldest living resident Pioneer in Terrace



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