[[people:hampton:frederick_1880]]

Frederick 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.
    • 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.
  • Worked in the winter of 1913 on the first Bridge to cross the Skeena River, from Terrace to Ferry Island.
  • Enlisted in WWI, in Prince Rupert, Reg #703090
  • shown as a carpenter, single.
  • 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.
  • Prior to his death he was the oldest living resident Pioneer in Terrace
  • Last modified: 2016/11/04 13:32
  • by agent76