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*Henry M. Hamilton

Male 1795 - 1880  (85 years)


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  • Name *Henry M. Hamilton 
    Born 9 Mar 1795  Bourbon County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 17 Aug 1880  Indianola, Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I19228  My Genealogy

    Father **James L. Mchaffey Hamilton, Esquire,   b. 25 Mar 1761, Strabane Parish, County Tyrone, Ulster, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 May 1837, Portland Mills, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother *Hannah Cochran Ramsey Ramsay,   b. 14 Mar 1770, York-Huntington, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1851, Parke, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 1790  Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F5520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Pauline Lytle,   b. 11 Sep 1799, Fleming County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Jun 1880, Indianola, Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 18 Nov 1818  Fleming County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Ellen Hamilton,   b. Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Nathaniel Newton Hamilton,   b. Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Died 2 Years Old; Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Rebecca Almira Hamilton,   b. 1827, Unknown Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1852  (Age 25 years)
     4. Samuel Parks Hamilton,   b. 1820, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1898, Swan, Marion County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     5. James Milton Hamilton,   b. 15 Oct 1822, Ripley County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1886, New Virginia, Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
     6. Isaac Isac N. Hamilton,   b. 1825, Ripley County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Louisa Eliza Jane Hamilton,   b. Between 1828 and 1830, Ripley County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Hannah Caroline Hamilton,   b. Jun 1829, Ripley County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Henry Holbert Hamilton,   b. 21 Dec 1832, Ripley Or Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1907, Carlisle, Warren County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     10. George Hamilton,   b. 1834, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     11. Mary Hamilton,   b. 1837, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     12. Melissa C. Florinda Hamilton,   b. 6 Mar 1839, Jackson County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     13. *Harvey Simpson Hamilton,   b. 5 Mar 1842, Lebanon, Boone County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1912, Cheyenne Wells, Cheyenne County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     14. Robert R. Hamilton,   b. 1848, Jackson Or Boone County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F6903  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • SOURCE: "1820 U.S. Federal Census--Series: M33 Roll: 15 Page: 46;http://persi.heritagequestonline.com
      Surname GivenName Age Sex Race Birthplace State CountyLocation Year
      Listed directly one under the other on the same census sheet:
      HAMILTON HENRY IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820
      1-0-0-1-0-0-0-0-1-0-0-0-1-0-0
      HAMILTON JAMES IN RIPLEY NO TWP LISTED 1820
      2-1-1-2-0-1-1-1-0-0-1-0-3-0-0"
      NOTE: Listed directly under both Henry & James Hamilton are WilsonBuchanan, Wm. B. Buchanan, and Wm. H. Buchanan. [Transcribed 10 March2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      SOURCE: LAND RECORD: Accession/Serial #: IN0260__.233 BLM Serial#: IN NO S/N; http://www.glorecords.blm.gov
      Names Patentee: HENRY HAMILTON
      Survey State: INDIANA
      Acres: 80 Metes/Bounds: No
      Title Transfer Issue Date: 8/1/1833
      Land Office: Jeffersonville
      Cancelled: No U.S. Reservations: No
      Mineral Reservations: No
      Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
      Document Numbers Document Nr.: 3242
      Accession/Serial Nr.: IN0260__.233
      BLM Serial Nr.: IN NO S/N
      Aliquot Parts Sec./
      Block Township Range Fract.
      Section Meridian State Counties Survey
      Nr. --EŻNE 25/ 6-N 4-E No 2nd PM IN Jackson
      NOTE: This is the only Henry Hamilton listed in Jackson County,Indiana.
      [Transcribed 10 March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      SOURCE: 30 July 1850 United States Federal Census
      Name: Henry Hamilton
      Age: 55
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1795
      Birth Place: Kentucky
      Gender: Male
      Home in 1850(City,County,State): District 7, Boone, Indiana
      Henry Hamilton 55 M, Farmer, 700, KY
      Mary P. 50, F, KY
      Louisa J. 22, F, IN
      Hanna C. 20, F, IN
      Henry H. 18, M, Farmer, IN
      Mary E. 13, F, IN
      Melissa C. 11, F, IN
      Harvey I. 9, M, IN
      Robert R. 2, M, IN
      James M. 28, M, IN
      Clarisa A. 6, F, IN
      Orville M. 3, IN
      Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: District 7, Boone, Indiana;Roll: M432_136; Page: 69; Image: 466; Dwelling 234/234.
      Ancestry.com. 1850 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2005. [Transcribed 12March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925
      Name: Harvey S Hamelton
      Census Date: 1856
      Residence County: Marion
      Residence State: Iowa
      Locality: Pleasant Grove
      Birth Location: Indiana
      Family Number: 3
      Gender: Male
      Birth Year: abt 1841
      Line: 17
      Roll: IA_61
      Household Members: Name Age
      Henry Hamelton 61
      Mary P Hamelton 55
      Eliza J Hamelton 28
      Henry H Hamelton 24
      Malissa C Hamelton 17
      Harvey S Hamelton 15
      Seranus M Hamelton 2
      Ancestry.com. Iowa State Census Collection, 1836-1925 [databaseon-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2007.[Transcribed 25 April 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      SOURCE: 23 June 1860 United States Federal Census
      Name: Henry Hamilton
      Age in 1860: 65
      Birth Year: abt 1795
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Home in 1860: Swan, Marion, Iowa
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Wheeling
      Henry Hamilton 65, M, Postmaster, 1200-200, KY
      Mary P. 60, F, KY
      Eliza J. 30, F, IN
      Henry H. 26, M, Carpenter, IN
      Melissa C. 20, F, IN
      Harvey L. 23, M, Farm Hand, IN
      Hannah Chambers 28, F, IN (probably daughter)
      Edda 6, F, IA (probably grandchild)
      Cyrannes 5, M, IA (probably grandchild)
      Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Swan, Marion, Iowa; Roll:M653_335; Page: 86; Image: 87; Dwelling 593/557.
      Ancestry.com. 1860 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004. [Transcribed 12March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      SOURCE: "Pioneers of Marion County;[http://www.rootsweb.com/~iabiog/marion/p1872/p1872-swan.htm; WWW.USGENWEB.COM]
      by Wm. M. Donnel. Des Moines: Republican Steam Printing House, 1872.
      Chapter XXVIII. Swan Township Histories - Page 313
      EXCERPT: " The first house was built by James Wilson, the second by"Henry Hamilton", and the third by C. C. Wilkie." "Index of namesmentioned in Swan township: Hamilton, Henry - Swan Township page 313; Hamilton, Samuel P. - Swan Township page 310." "Wheeling has nevergrown beyond the proportions of a small country village, but itslocation is pleasant, being on level upland prairie, surrounded by arich farming country, with timber and coal convenient." [Transcribed13 March 2008, SLJuhl, Compiler]

      SOURCE: 13 June 1870 United States Federal Census; Note--all peoplein the household are listed as Hamilton's.
      Name: Henry Hamilton
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1795
      Age in 1870: 75
      Birthplace: Kenya
      Home in 1870: Washington, Warren, Iowa
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Post Office: Indianola
      Henry Hamilton 75, M, W, Farmer, 3000-200, KY
      Harvey S. 27, M, W, Carpenter, 0-150, IN (this middle initial haschanged in every census)
      Mary 70, F, W, KY
      Hannah 40, F, W, Keeping House, IN
      Malissa (Melissa) 28, F, W, without occupation, IN
      Serewell (Cyrannes) 16, M, W, At Home, IA (grandchild-Hannah's son)
      Adda E. (Edda) 16, F, W, IA (grandchild-Hannah's daughter)
      Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Washington, Warren, Iowa;Roll: M593_423; Page: 469; Image: 355; Page 18, Dwelling 123/128.
      Ancestry.com. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line].Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003. Original data:1870.

      SOURCE: 14 June 1880 United States Federal Census
      Name: Henry Hamilton
      Home in 1880: Washington, Warren, Iowa
      Age: 85
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1795
      Birthplace: Kentucky
      Relation to Head of Household: Self (Head)
      Father's birthplace: Ire.
      Mother's birthplace: Pennsylvania
      Occupation: Retired Farmer
      Marital Status: Married
      Race: White
      Gender: Male
      Household Members: Name Age
      Henry Hamilton 85 KY head, retired farmer, diabetes, parents b.Ire., PA
      Mary P. Hamilton 80 KY wife, keeping house, consumption, parents b.KY, PA
      Hannah Chammess 50 daughter IN, KY, KY
      Ada Chammess 25 (granddaughter-Hannah's daughter) IA, IN, IN
      Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Washington, Warren, Iowa;Roll: T9_368; Family History Film: 1254368; Page: 372.1000;Enumeration District: 231; Image: 0365; Page 41; Super. 3; Enum. 231.
      Ancestry.com and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. 1880United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: TheGenerations Network, Inc., 2005. [Transcribed 12 March 2008, SLJuhl,Compiler]

      Added SOURCE: www.RootsWeb.com World Connect Project; 02 December2007, Doreen O'Keefe's (irish44@hotmail.com) posting, Outline ofDescendant Register Report; Last Updated: Sat Aug 25 22:06:39 2001;Obtained 02 December 2007 per SLJuhl, Compiler.