1. Great-great-great-grandfather Jonathan HAMILTON Sr. was born
between 1775 and 1784. 1810 Pa.
He died in Dec 1842 in Southampton Tsp. Bedford Co. Pa.
Jonathan Hamilton first patented land in Colerain Township, Bedford
County, Pa. 4/20/1793. Warrent #322 was applied for 100 acres.
Acreage returned was 200 acres, 3/22/1802.
Patentee was John Rowland.
Patent book P36-549.
Jonathan bought THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM on 10/17/1842 from
George and Sophie Slicer
The Pennsylvania Archives list Jonathan as having served in the
Bedford Militia, Paxton's Rangers, during the Revolutionary War...No
pension or bounty file was found in the National Archives, Washington,
DC...tried three different ways.
A copy of Bedford Co. Land record #92175 shows that Jonathan
was a resident of Cumberland Valley Township in Bedford Co. Pa.
on 2/27/1799. Jonathan and Michael Murphy appear to have loaned
Thomas Still 40 pounds,
7 shillings with property
in Colerain Township, Bedford Co., on the waters of Town Creek,
used as collateral. Witnesses were Edward Northcraft and THOMAS
GORDON...Sworn and subscribed to before John Friend.
According to Scottish naming patterns the children's names mean
1st son-father's father = ROBERT 1st daughter-mother's mother
2nd son-mother's father = JOHN 2nd daughter-father's mother =
3rd son-father = JONATHAN 3rd daughter-mother = HESTER/ESTHER
4th daughter-mother's oldest sister = POLLY
5th daughter-mother's 2nd oldest sister or father's oldest sister
GGG Grandmother Mary GORDON
was born between 1775 and 1784. She died between 1830 and 1842.
Children of Jonathan HAMILTON Sr. and Mary GORDON were:
+2 i. Mary HAMILTON.
+3 ii. Great-great-grandfather Robert HAMILTON.
+4 iii. Sarah "Sally" HAMILTON.
+5 iv. Esther/ Easter/Hester HAMILTON.
+6 v. Polly HAMILTON.
+7 vi. Jonathan HAMILTON Jr..
+8 vii. John HAMILTON.
+9 viii. Nancy HAMILTON.
2. Mary HAMILTON was born between 1785 and 1794. Married ________
Harwood. Listed as first child in Jonathan Hamilton's will, filed
12/14/1842, Bedford County, Pa. Courthouse.
Children of Mary HAMILTON and Unknown HARWOOD were:
+10 i. Sarah Ann HARWOOD.
+11 ii. Louisa HARWOOD.
12 iii. Ally Jane HARWOOD was born in 1836 in Pennsylvania. Birth
date from 1850 census.
3. Great-great-grandfather Robert HAMILTON was born between 1785
and 1794. He died in 1838 in Flintstone, Allegany Co. Md. Robert
was a shoemaker. Great-great-grandmother Elizabeth WILLISON was
born in 1797 in Maryland. Year and place of birth from 1850 &
1860 Census........ She died in May 1870 in Flintstone, Allegany
Co. Md. Date of death from her will, filed 5/24/70 at Allegany
Co. Md. Courthouse. Elizabeth inherited property from her father,
William Willison, in 1842
Children of Robert HAMILTON and Elizabeth WILLISON were:
+13 i. William Alexander I HAMILTON Great Grandfather.
+14 ii. Sampson HAMILTON.
15 iii. Matilda HAMILTON was born in 1827 in Maryland. Birth-date
from 1850 census.
+16 iv. Levi H. HAMILTON.
+17 v. Lewis M. HAMILTON.
+18 vi. George Washington HAMILTON.
4. Sarah "Sally" HAMILTON was born in 1788 in Virginia.
She died in Illinois. Otho BARKSHIRE was
born in 1786 in Ohio County
Pennsylvania. Last record of Sally and Otho Berkshire is from
of Fulton County Illinois.
(More detailed information on this family can be found in the
book," Berkshire Family Scrapbook "
by H. Francis Berkshire,
8556 East Bonita Drive, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85250-7416.)
Children of Sarah "Sally" HAMILTON and Otho BARKSHIRE
19 i. David BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE. Info from "Berkshire Family
20 ii. Lydia BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE was born on 20 Sep 1824. Birth
"Berkshire Family Scrapbook"
She died in 1890 in Knox County Illinois.
Married first: John Reece...second:
(Had 2 children by Reece; 12 children by Perkins)
21 iii. Rebecca BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE was born on 20 Sep 1824.
Birth date from "Berkshire
Family Scrapbook" (Note:
Twin to Lydia) She died on 9 Aug 1881 in Fulton Co. Illinois.
22 iv. Leonard BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE. Info from "Berkshire
23 v. Jacob BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE. Info from "Berkshire Family
24 vi. Hamilton BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE was born in 1814. He died
Hamilton married Nancy Burk.
Info from "Berkshire Family Scrapbook"
25 vii. Josiah C. BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE was born in 1822. He died
in 1905 in Kirkland Township, Belmont Co. Ohio. Info from "Berkshire
26 viii. Hosiah BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE. Info from "Berkshire
27 ix. Isiah BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE. Info from "Berkshire Family
28 x. Delinda BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE was born in 1830. Info from
"Berkshire Family Scrapbook"
Delinda married Alexander Hamilton, a farmer from Bedford Co.
Pa. on 13 April 1847 -
Alexander was born in Pa.
Elizabeth A. - b.1836
Julian A. - b. 1848
James - b. 1850
29 xi. Mary BARKSHIRE/BERKSHIRE. Info from "Berkshire Family
5. Esther/ Easter/Hester HAMILTON was born between 1795 and 1800.
May have been the wife of William Willison, Jr. He married an
Easter Hamilton. She released her interest in Wm. Willison, Sr.'s
Estate in 1842, with her husband, Wm. Jr.
Esther/ Easter/Hester HAMILTON and Unknown WILLISON had no known
6. Polly HAMILTON was born
between 1801 and 1810. Polly HAMILTON and Unknown HARWOOD had
no known children.
7. Jonathan HAMILTON Jr.
was born 1800 to 1810.
Children of Jonathan HAMILTON Jr. were:
30 i. Sarah HAMILTON was born before 1834. Guardian Book #1,
Bedford County Pennsylvania Courthouse, lists a Sarah Hamilton,
daughter of Jonathan Hamilton, Jr., of Southampton Township,
was bound to Elijah Perdew for $500 bond, 24 November 1834. Jonathan
Hamilton, Jr. living.
8. John HAMILTON was born between 1800 and 1810. Listed as son,
deceased, in Jonathan Hamilton's
will, filed 12/14/1842,
in Bedford Co. Pa. Son John Jr. inherited father's 1/8th share.
Sold share of THE WARRIOR
MOUNTAIN FARM to John Johnson, 3/14/1846-Liber 3-Folio 184,
Allegany Co. Md. Land Records.
Children of John HAMILTON were:
+31 i. John HAMILTON.
9. Nancy HAMILTON was born between 1800 and 1810. She died between
1835 and 1842.
Robert NELSON was born between 1780 and 1790. He died after 1830.
Children of Nancy HAMILTON and Robert NELSON were:
32 i. William NELSON.
33 ii. George Washington NELSON.
10. Sarah Ann HARWOOD was born in
1825 in Pennsylvania. Birth date and place from 1850 & 1860
census records wife of Adam Boyer on Allegany County Md. Court
records. Adam BOYER was born about 1819 in West Virginia. 1850
and 1860 census shows Adam Boyer, Farmer, living with his family
in the Oldtown Md. district of Allegany Co. Md.
Children of Sarah Ann HARWOOD and Adam BOYER were:
34 i. Emily BOYER was born in 1842 in Maryland. Birth date from
35 ii. Druscilla BOYER was born in 1845 in Maryland. Birth date
from 1850 Census
36 iii. Josiah/Isiah BOYER was born in 1846/47 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1850 & 1860 Census records
37 iv. Eliza Ann BOYER was born in 1849 in Maryland. Birthdate
from 1850 census
38 v. Essau BOYER was born in 1851 in Maryland. Birthdate from
39 vi. Israel BOYER was born about 1851.
40 vii. Jemima BOYER was born about 1853 in Maryland.
41 viii. Nina BOYER was born in 1854 in Maryland. Birthdate from
42 ix. Ally J. BOYER was born about 1856 in Maryland.
43 x. Charles A. BOYER was born about 1859 in Maryland.
44 xi. Arament BOYER was born about 1862 in Maryland.
45 xii. Fillmore BOYER was born about 1864 in Maryland.
11. Louisa HARWOOD was born in 1838 in Pennsylvania. Birth date
from census records. She was married
to Lawrence/Lance TWIGG
on 7 Mar 1859 in Allegany County Maryland. Lawrence/Lance TWIGG
about 1829 in Allegany County
Maryland. A Lawrence Lantz Twigg and Martha A Koontz applied
marriage license on 8/25/1857,
but it's uncertain if this marriage occured.
Louisa HARWOOD and Lawrence/Lance TWIGG had no known children.
13. William Alexander I
HAMILTON, Great Grandfather was born in 1822 in Pennsylvania.
He died in June, 1875 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM. Buried on
WARRIOR MTN. FARM.
William could write... Had at least 19 children...probably 25
or more. Wife in 1850 & 1860 was Rebecca McGuinn. Last Wife
was Martha A Koontz/Coonts.
Children of William Alexander I HAMILTON Great Grandfather and
Martha MCGUINN were:
+46 i. George Riley HAMILTON.
+47 ii. Margaret Ann HAMILTON.
Rebecca MCGUINN, Great Grandmother was born in 1827 in Pennsylvania.
She died prior to October, 1868.
Children of William Alexander
I HAMILTON and Rebecca MCGUINN were:
+48 i. William Alexander HAMILTON Jr..
49 ii. Matthew HAMILTON was born in 1847. Listed as living with
parents on 1850 & 1860 Census.
He died prior to 1870.
+50 iii. Daniel Simpson HAMILTON.
51 iv. Amanda HAMILTON was born in 1849. Only appears in 1850
Census.. not in 1860 Census.
+52 v. Emmanuel HAMILTON.
+53 vi. Andrew Jackson HAMILTON.
+54 vii. James Hanson HAMILTON.
+55 viii. Charles Sanford HAMILTON.
+56 ix. Francis McClellan HAMILTON Grandfather.
57 x. Anna B. HAMILTON was born in 1865 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
Birth date from 1870 Census.
58 xi. Ulysses Grant HAMILTON was born in 1866 in THE WARRIOR
Date of birth from 1870
Census. Buried in Twigg Hamilton Cemetery BUT is listed as a
to Mac Hamilton. This information
from "Rural Cemeteries of Allegany Co. Md."
If Ulysses was half brother
to Mac Hamilton, did G Grandpa William have a 4th wife?
+59 xii. Lucy Emeline HAMILTON.
60 xiii. Ellen B. HAMILTON, This may be Jemina [see family of
Wm. A. and Martha Koontz]
Several estate records list an Ellen B. and a Jemima as daughters
of William. These records
do not list the daughter
Anna B. If additional research does not provide verification
of this child,
she will be removed or changed
to Anna B.
61 xiv. Mason * HAMILTON. Listed only in the research records
of another relative. She claims to have found "Mason"
in census records. This may be the "Matthew" found
in the 1850 and 1860 census.
62 xv. Russell * HAMILTON. Listed only in research records of
a cousin.... may be Horace Resley
[see father's marraige with
63 xvi. Emma Belle HAMILTON. Listed as an heir and orphan of
Wm. A.'s in Equity Suit 3219, Allegany County Courthouse.
William was married to Great Grandmother Martha A. COONS/KOONTZ
on 8 Oct 1868 in Allegany
County, Maryland. Martha
A. COONS/KOONTZ was born on 10 Jul 1836 in Flintstone, Allegany
She died on 1 Apr 1913 in
Cumberland, Allegany Co. Md. Buried with sons, Denton and Vanderbilt,
in Frostburg Md. Memorial Park. Son, Horace Wresley and daughter,
Rachel, buried nearby.
When William Alexander Hamilton
died in 1875, Martha was left with 6 small children under the
age of 7.
Children of William Alexander I HAMILTON and Martha A. COONS/KOONTZ
+64 i. Horace Resley HAMILTON.
+65 ii. Grandmother Rachael HAMILTON.
66 iii. Denton HAMILTON was born in 1872 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
Birth year from tombstone
He died in 1943 in Grahamtown, All. Co. Md.. Date of death from
tombstone..... Buried with
Mother and brother, Vanderbilt, at Frostburg Mem. Park.
67 iv. Benton HAMILTON was born in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM.
Benton may have been a twin to Denton.
+68 v. Jemina HAMILTON.
69 vi. Vanderbilt HAMILTON was born in 1875 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
Date of birth from tombstone.
He died in 1944 in Frostburg, Allegany Co. Md. Buried at Frostburg
Mem. Park beside his mother
and brother, Denton.
70 vii. Bertrum HAMILTON was born in 1875 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
FARM. Twin of Vanderbilt. Died in infancy.
71 viii. Hanson HAMILTON.
14. Sampson HAMILTON was born in 1825 in Maryland. Birth date
from 1860 census. Mary UNKNOWN was born in 1830 in Maryland.
Birth date from 1860 Census.
Children of Sampson HAMILTON
and Mary UNKNOWN were:
72 i. Elizabeth HAMILTON was born in 1853 in Maryland. Birth
Date from 1860 Census
73 ii. Letha HAMILTON was born in 1855 in Maryland. Birth date
from 1860 Census
74 iii. Patrick HAMILTON was born in 1857 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1860 Census
75 iv. Annie HAMILTON was born in 1858 in Maryland. Birth date
from 1860 Census
16. Levi H. HAMILTON was born in Feb 1830 in Pennsylvania. Birth
date from tombstone and census records..."Rural Cemeteries
of Allegany County Maryland" He died on 20 May 1903 in Flintstone,
Allegany Co. Md. Blacksmith. Melvina WOLFORD was born on 12 Dec
1833 in Pennsylvania. Birth date from tombstone She died on 4
Mar 1908 in Flintstone, Allegany Co. Md. ....buried with Levi
at Mt. Pleasant UM Church Cemetery, Flintstone, Md.
Children of Levi H. HAMILTON and Melvina WOLFORD were:
+76 i. Emma Wilmona HAMILTON.
+77 ii. Francis "Frank" HAMILTON.
+78 iii. Agnes HAMILTON.
+79 iv. C, Edith HAMILTON.
80 iv. Matilda Elizabeth HAMILTON was born in 1862 in Maryland.
Birth date taken from Census
records Never married ...seems to have cared
for brother, Millar, prior
to his death in 1901
+81 v. Martha J. HAMILTON.
+82 vi. Millar HAMILTON.
83 vii. Stephen HAMILTON was born in 1868 in Maryland. Date of
birth from Census Records
84 viii. Charles B. HAMILTON was born in Jul 1869 in Maryland.
He died on 24 Sep 1869 in Flintstone, Allegany Co. Md. Date of
both birth and death from tombstone...buried with parents at
Mt. Pleasant UM Church Cemetery...info from book, "Rural
Cemeteries of Allegany County Maryland"
17. Lewis M. HAMILTON was born in 1834 in Maryland. Date and
place of birth from 1860 Census. Margaret HAMILTON?? was born
in 1839 in Maryland. Birth date from 1870 Census...not listed
on 1860 census-second wife?
Children of Lewis M. HAMILTON and Margaret HAMILTON?? were:
85 i. Sanford W. HAMILTON was born in 1855 in MD. Birth date
from census records Allegany County, MD.
86 ii. Edward HAMILTON was born in 1856 in MD. Birth date from
1860 Census...missing from 1870 Census
87 iii. J.W. HAMILTON was born in 1858. Birthdate from 1870 census....not
listed on 1860 census????
88 iv. Ellen S. HAMILTON was born in 1859 in MD. Birth date from
1860 census..not listed on 1870 census
89 v. Eliza P. HAMILTON was born in 1860 in Maryland. Birth date
from 1870 census
90 vi. S.A. HAMILTON was born in 1862 in Maryland. Birth date
from 1870 census
91 vii. Susan A. HAMILTON was born in 1864 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1870 census...
92 viii. Elizabeth HAMILTON was born in 1868 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1870 census records
18. George Washington HAMILTON was born in 1835 in MD. Birth
date and place from 1870 census He died in Oldtown, Maryland.
Buried in Twigg/Hamilton Cemetery, private cemetery near Oldtown,
Md., on land previously owned by Charles Twigg..."Rural
Cemeteries of Allegany County Maryland". Martha F. HAMILTON???
was born in 1835 in Pennsylvania. Birth date from 1870 census.
This could be Mary Harwood. Census record not easy to read. It
is uncertain if George was married twice or if Mary Harwood is
actually the name of the wife listed in the census records.
Children of George Washington HAMILTON and Martha F. HAMILTON???
93 i. Amanda HAMILTON was born about 1857 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1860 census
94 ii. Melvina HAMILTON was born about 1858 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1870 Census
95 iii. Leonard HAMILTON was born about 1861 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1870 Census Buried
with father in Private cemetery
on Charles T. Twigg property near Oldtown
+96 iv. Andrew HAMILTON.
97 v. Louise HAMILTON was born about 1868 in Maryland. Birth
date from 1870 census
+98 vi. Mary E. HAMILTON.
Children of George Washington HAMILTON and Mary HARWOOD were:
+99 i. Isabelle HAMILTON.
+100 ii. Emma HAMILTON.
31. John HAMILTON was born on 13 Mar 1825 in Maryland. Date of
birth is accurate, taken from an Indenture made 29 May 1841 by
Jonathan Hamilton, grandfather of John. Jonathan bound out grandson,
until the date, 13 March
1846, "when said John Hamilton shall attain the ageof twenty
one." John was bound
to Leonix Perrin of Allegany
County Maryland, to learn the trade of blacksmithing. Perrin
was to provide
John with six months schooling,
good and sufficient meat, drink, clothing, lodging and other
and to give him the sum
of twenty dollars in cash at the expiration of his term. At this
time John would be
21 years of age and was
to be given his freedom.
Elizabeth was born about
1829 in Maryland.
Children of John HAMILTON
and Elizabeth were:
103 i. Mary HAMILTON was born about 1848 in Maryland.
104 ii. Isaacs HAMILTON was born in Aug 1850 in Maryland.
46. George Riley HAMILTON was born on 4 Mar 1841 in Pennsylvania.
He died on 9 Jun 1917 in Western Md. Hosp. Cumberland, Md. Buried
at Mt. Herman Cemetery, Williams Road, Allegany Co. Md.
He was married to Ann DOLAN on 5 Jan 1862 in Clearville, Bedford
Bedford Co. Pa. Archives...Vol.
2.....Rev. Barton A, Cooper, officiated.
Children of George Riley HAMILTON and Ann DOLAN were:
+105 i. William Alexander HAMILTON.
He was also married to Mary Susan TWIGG on 5 Apr 1869 in Allegany
Mary Susan TWIGG was born
in 1851 in Clarksburg, WV. She died in 1929 in Allegany County
Maryland. Mother of all but one of George Riley's children.
Children of George Riley HAMILTON and Mary Susan TWIGG were:
106 i. Rosa Belle HAMILTON was born on 31 Oct 1870 in Maryland.
She died on 30 May 1892 in MD.
Rosa was buried at Mt. Olive
Cemetery, Bear Hill Road, Allegany Co. Md.
+107 ii. Oliver Weston HAMILTON.
+108 iii. John Thomas HAMILTON.
+109 iv. James Hanson HAMILTON.
+110 v. Richard Alvin HAMILTON.
+111 vi. Phillip Celestial HAMILTON.
47. Margaret Ann HAMILTON was born in 1844. She died on 28 Feb
1910 in Rawlings, Allegany County Maryland. She was married to
Richard DEFFINBAUGH on 13 Oct 1863. Richard DEFFINBAUGH was born
in Allegany County Maryland.
He died on 15 Nov 1904. and was buried in 1904 in Rose Hill Cemetery,
Cumberland, Allegany Co. Maryland. Civil War pension record notes
that Richard was born 7 January 1826. At time he joined the Union
Forces, August 1861, he was described as being 5'8", blue
dark complexion, gray hair,
no scars or marks.
Children of Margaret Ann HAMILTON and Richard DEFFINBAUGH were:
+112 i. Amanda B. DEFFINBAUGH.
+113 ii. Mary J. DEFFINBAUGH.
+114 iii. Daniel S. DEFFINBAUGH.
115 iv. Rebecca DEFFINBAUGH was born about 1871 in Md. She died
16 Apr 1894 in Morgan County, W VA
+116 v. Agnes Rhoda DEFFINBAUGH.
+117 vi. Laura C. DEFFINBAUGH.
118 vii. Edward DEFFINBAUGH was born on 7 Nov 1874 in Maryland.
119 viii. Joseph DEFFINBAUGH was born on 19 Jun 1879 in West
120 ix. Ida DEFFINBAUGH was born about 1880 in West Virginia.
121 x. Richard O. DEFFINBAUGH was born on 3 Jun 1897 in MD. Appears
to be twin of Perry R.
122 xi. Perry Rowan DEFFINBAUGH was born on 3 Jun 1897 in Maryland.
48. William Alexander HAMILTON Jr. was born in 1845 in Pa. He
died in 1894 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM. Alex and first wife,
Elizabeth Eastman/Flanigan, are buried together on
THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM.
A William A. Hamilton was mustered into the Potomac
Home Brigade, Infantry,
Co. __, 2/14/1865, mustered out 5/29/1865.
Elizabeth FLANIGAN was born in 1853. She died on 18 Mar 1889
in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM. Came to America from Ireland when
she was only 4 years old. Died when Creagon was only 3 weeks
from measles and complications
of childbirth. Lucy Boyce lists Elizabeth's last name as Eastman.
Lola Browning Wolfington
stated that the last name was Flanigan.
Children of William Alexander HAMILTON Jr. and Elizabeth FLANIGAN
+123 i. Addie Virginia HAMILTON.
+124 ii. Ashford HAMILTON.
+125 iii. Clara Etta HAMILTON.
+126 iv. Emory Alfred HAMILTON.
127 v. Myrtle HAMILTON was born in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM.
+128 vi. Creagon/Cragen HAMILTON.
Alex was also married to Mary G. TWIGG on 7 Dec 1889 in Allegany
County Maryland. Mary G.
TWIGG was born about 1849.
Date of birth taken from marriage license record which lists
Mary as 34,
a widow, resident of Flintstone,
Md., when she married Wm. A. Hamilton, Farmer, of Rush,
Maryland on 12/7/1889.
Children of William Alexander HAMILTON Jr. and Mary G. TWIGG
+129 i. Welty King HAMILTON.
130 ii. Marshall HAMILTON was born in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM.
+131 iii. Irvin Cogswell HAMILTON.
50. Daniel Simpson HAMILTON was born on 7 Jun 1847. He died on
16 Apr 1882 in Cumberland,
Allegany Co. Md. Daniel's
date of birth and death taken from Civil War Pension Record and
from tombstone. He's buried
in a private cemetery off Christie Road, Allegany County Maryland.
Daniel Simpson Hamilton
was a private, enrolled 12/5/1862, Company H, 2nd Regiment, Potomac
Home Brigade, Maryland Volunteers. He was mustered out, 29 May
1865 at Camp Bradford, Baltimore, Md.
Daniel Simpson was a child
of William Alexander Hamilton I who seems to have never lived
father after his birth.
He was recognized as a son and heir after Wm. died in 1875. He
to Harriet Louisa DAVIS
on 31 Jan 1867 in Allegany County Maryland. Harriet Louisa DAVIS
born on 9 May 1847 in 3
miles east of Cumberland, Maryland.
Daniel Simpson HAMILTON and Harriet Louisa DAVIS had no known
52. Emmanuel HAMILTON was
born in 1852 in Allegany County Maryland. He died on 27 Apr 1897
in Allegany County Maryland. He was married to Martha A. FURLOW
on 3 Aug 1873 in Allegany County Maryland. Martha was born in
1857. and died in 1916. Buried with Emmanuel in Mt. Olive Cemetery,
near Oldtown, Allegany County
Children of Emmanuel HAMILTON and Martha A. FURLOW were:
+132 i. Francis McClellan HAMILTON I.
133 ii. Hattie Virginia HAMILTON was born in 1880 in Allegany
Hettie Virginia was baptised
in October,1880, at the Murleys Branch Methodist Church, near
by the Reverend DA Foard.
134 iii. Martha HAMILTON.
53. Andrew Jackson HAMILTON was born in 1856 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
FARM. He died in
Mount Pleasant, Ohio. Date
of birth taken from 1860 and 1870 Census Records. He was called
in the census records. He
was married to Susan M HUFF on 28 Oct 1874 in Allegany County
Susan M HUFF died on 17
Apr 1937 in Belmont County Ohio.
Children of Andrew Jackson HAMILTON and Susan M HUFF were:
+135 i. Isora Jane HAMILTON.
136 ii. Charles Clay HAMILTON was born on 8 Oct 1880 in Maryland.
+137 iii. Bertha HAMILTON.
138 iv. Lawson W. HAMILTON. Betty Scott Appel knew A. Jackson
Hamilton and "Aunt" Sue Huff and states that Lawson
was their son.
+139 v. Marshall HAMILTON.
54. James Hanson HAMILTON was born in 1857 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
FARM. Birth date taken from 1860 & 1870 Census and from tombstone
Per Ruth Hamilton Bowers, this was Uncle Hance. He was married
to Louisa TWIGG on 25 Jan 1881 in Allegany County Maryland. Louisa
TWIGG was born in 1858.
Children of James Hanson HAMILTON and Louisa TWIGG were:
+140 i. James Alva HAMILTON.
+141 ii. Cora E. HAMILTON.
142 iii. Wilbur L. HAMILTON was born about 1892 in Twiggtown
Allegany Co. Md. He died in
Nov, 1965 in Cumberland,
Allegany Co. Md..
+143 iv. George R. HAMILTON.
144 v. Lavinia HAMILTON.
145 vi. Nelly HAMILTON. Information from Ruth Hamilton Bowers.
Could be either Peggy L.
or Clara A. listed in 1900 census.
55. Charles Sanford HAMILTON was born on 14 Jul 1860 in THE WARRIOR
MOUNTAIN FARM. Birth date from 1860 & 1870 Census He died
on 16 May 1925. Lived in Corriganville, Maryland. He was married
to Rachel Anna RUBY on 19 Oct 1880 in United Methodist Church,
Flintstone, MD. Rachel was born in MD.
Children of Charles Sanford HAMILTON and Rachel Anna RUBY were:
146 i. Rhoda HAMILTON.
147 ii. William C. HAMILTON.
148 iii. James McCullough HAMILTON.
56. Francis McClellan HAMILTON, Grandfather was born on 4 Feb
1861 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
FARM. Went by "Mac".
He was married to Lucy MIDDLETON, Grandmother on 30 Nov 1882
Methodist Church, Flintstone,
Md. Lucy MIDDLETON was born on 6 Nov 1865 in Twiggtown,
Allegany Co. Md. Francis
died on 20 Oct 1925 in Twiggtown Allegany Co. Md. Buried beside
and next to son, Ernest,
in Mt. Herman Church Cemetery, Williams Road, Allegany Co. Md.
Lucy died on 14 Jan 1928
in Twiggtown Allegany Co. Md.
Children of Francis McClellan HAMILTON and Lucy MIDDLETON were:
149 i. Warren HAMILTON was born in Twiggtown Allegany Co. Md.
Unmarried. Supposedly buried in Allegany County Md. Pauper's
+150 ii. Charles Basil "Boss" HAMILTON.
+151 iii. Carr HAMILTON.
+152 iv. Father Benjamin Franklin HAMILTON.
+153 v. Ernest J. HAMILTON.
154 vi. Olive Evangeline HAMILTON was born 20 Jun 1897 in Allegany
Co. Md. She died in Sykesville, Md.
+155 vii. Mabel Christine HAMILTON.
59. Lucy Emeline HAMILTON was born on 16 Jul 1868 in THE WARRIOR
MOUNTAIN FARM. She was
married to William ALDERTON
on 28 Feb 1884 in Morgan County, WVA. William ALDERTON was born
about 1863. Lucy died on
25 Dec 1939 and was buried in Dec 1939 in Camp Hill Cemetery,
Paw Paw, WVA.
Lucy Emeline HAMILTON and William ALDERTON had no known children.
64. Horace Resley HAMILTON
was born 12 Jul 1869 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM. He died 20
May 1920 in Hoffman Mine,
Eckhart Mines, Md. Died in a Mining accident. Buried in Frostburg
Annie Gray CLARKE was born
on 15 Jun 1883. She died on 15 Nov 1976. Her parents, William
and Agnes Clarke, came to this country from Bell's Hill Scotland.
Children of Horace Resley HAMILTON and Annie Gray CLARKE were:
+156 i. Horace Clarke HAMILTON.
+157 ii. Laura HAMILTON.
+158 iii. Margaret HAMILTON.
159 iv. Betty Claire HAMILTON was born on 29 Dec 1916 in Grahamtown,
All. Co. Md.. She died on 29 Nov 1956 in Frostburg, Allegany
160 v. Helen Frances HAMILTON was born on 23 Oct 1918 in Grahamtown,
All. Co. Md.. She died on 17 Mar 1993 in Frostburg, Allegany
65. Grandmother Rachael HAMILTON was born on 2 Nov 1870 in THE
WARRIOR MOUNTAIN FARM.
She was married to Grandfather
William DANDO on 3 Jan 1889 in Walnut Level, Grahamtown, Allegany
Md. William DANDO was born
on 18 Oct 1859 in Eckhart Mines Allegany Co. Md. He died on 27
in Frostburg, Allegany Co.
Md.. Rachel died on 26 Jan 1956 in Miners Hosp.-Frostburg, All.
Buried beside husband, William
Dando, at Frostburg Mem. Park.
Children of Grandmother Rachael HAMILTON and Grandfather William
161 i. James McComas DANDO was born on 13 Jan 1890 in Frostburg,
Allegany Co. Md.. He died on 24 Jun 1890 in Frostburg, Allegany
Co. Md.. May have been named for Dr. James McComas.
+162 ii. Aunt Tish Eva Letitia DANDO.
+163 iii. William Hamilton DANDO.
164 iv. John Marshall DANDO was born on 5 Jul 1895 in Frostburg,
Allegany Co. Md. He died on 6 Dec 1896 in Frostburg, Allegany
Co. Md. Buried in Frostburg, Md. Mem Park, next to his grandparents,
James and Sarah Price Dando.
165 v. Ruth DANDO was born on 12 May 1900 in Frostburg, Allegany
Co. Md.. She died on 16 Aug 1900 in Frostburg, Allegany Co. Md..
Buried in same lot, Frostburg, Md. Mem Park, as grandparents,
James and Sarah Price Dando.
+166 vi. Mother Rachel Lillian DANDO.
+167 vii. Aunt Mil Mildred DANDO.
68. Jemina HAMILTON was born on 30 May 1874 in THE WARRIOR MOUNTAIN
FARM. She died on 10 Jan 1955 in Sacred Heart Hosp.-Cumberland,
Children of Jemina HAMILTON and Wesley ANDERSON were:
168 i. John ANDERSON twin? died at one year old.
169 ii. Leota ANDERSON twin? died at birth.
170 iii. Lawrence ANDERSON. According to Judy VanMeter Stumbaugh,
Lawrence was a twin to
Florence, and died at birth.
+171 iv. Florence ANDERSON.
+172 v. Mary Letitia ANDERSON.
+173 vi. Sarah ANDERSON.
174 vii. Alvin ANDERSON was born in 1909 in Allegany County Md.
He died on 10 Jul 1965. Never married.
+175 viii. Martha Anne ANDERSON.
+176 ix. Rachel Ellen ANDERSON.
76. Emma Wilmona HAMILTON was born in 1853 in Maryland. Birth
Date from 1870 Census.
Children of Emma Wilmona HAMILTON and James Columbus RICE were:
177 i. William RICE was born about 1877. He died on 18 Dec 1901
in Allegany County Md.
+178 ii. Harry W. RICE.
77. Francis "Frank" HAMILTON was born in 1855 in Md.
Birth-date from 1870 census
Francis "Frank" HAMILTON and Julia HAMILTON?? had no
78. Agnes HAMILTON. Married Lafayette Leasure
Agnes HAMILTON and Lafayette LEASURE had no known children.
79. C, Edith HAMILTON. Edith
Hamilton, daughter of Levi and Melvina Wolford Hamilton, married
to Findley C. HENDRICKSON on 28 Sep 1897 in Allegany County Maryland.
C, Edith HAMILTON and Findley C. HENDRICKSON had no known children.
81. Martha J. HAMILTON was
born in 1864 in Maryland. She died on 1 Sep 1943 in Chicago,
Illinois. Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Cumberland, Maryland,
She was married to Arthur B. ALLEN in 1894 in Allegany County
Martha J. HAMILTON and Arthur B. ALLEN had no known children.
82. Millar HAMILTON was
born in 1866 in Maryland. He was married to Miss MAJORS who was
born about 1868. She died on 21 Apr 1899 in Cumberland, Allegany
Co. Md. Millar died on 10 Nov 1901 in Cumberland.
Children of Millar HAMILTON and MAJORS were:
179 i. (infant) HAMILTON was born about Jan 1899 and died 20
June 1899 in Barton, Allegany County, Md.
Millar was also married to Tillie ROEDER.
Millar HAMILTON and Tillie ROEDER had no known children.
96. Andrew HAMILTON was
born on 20 Jul 1864 in Md. He died on 24 Dec 1932 and was buried
Davis Memorial Park, Cumberland,
Allegany Co. MD. Andrew was married to Elizabeth Rebecca BUCY
on 15 Sep 1916 in Allegany
County Maryland. Elizabeth Rebecca BUCY was born on 1 Jul 1876
and died on 8 Sep 1950.
Dates from her tombstone at Davis Memorial Park, Uhl Highway,
Children of Andrew HAMILTON and Elizabeth Rebecca BUCY were:
+180 i. Woodrow Wilson HAMILTON I.
Andrew was also married to Emma PERRY on 22 Nov 1887 in Allegany
County MD. Emma PERRY
was born in 1870.
Andrew HAMILTON and Emma PERRY had no known children.
98. Mary E. HAMILTON was born about 1870 in Md. and married John
Henry PAUL in 1895
in Allegany County Md.
Mary E. HAMILTON and John Henry PAUL had no known children.
99. Isabelle HAMILTON was
born on 29 Jul 1872 in Md. She died on 17 Oct 1935 in Allegany
Hospital, Cumberland, Allegany County Md. ....buried onTHE WARRIOR
MOUNTAIN FARM. She was married to Charles T. TWIGG in 1891 in
Allegany County Md. Charles T. TWIGG was born about 1870 in Md.
Children of Isabelle HAMILTON and Charles T. TWIGG were:
181 i. Milton D. TWIGG was born in 1893 in Md.
+182 ii. Hestella TWIGG.
+183 iii. Roy R. TWIGG.
184 iv. Richard Ray TWIGG was born in 1900. He died on 19 Sep
185 v. Edith M. TWIGG was born in Sep 1909 in Md. She died in
Twin to Ivy according to
+186 vi. Ivy B. TWIGG.
+187 vii. Orion TWIGG.
+188 viii. Virginia TWIGG.
100. Emma HAMILTON was born about 1876 and married Madison M.
PIPER in 1896 in Allegany Co., Md.
Children of Emma HAMILTON and Madison M. PIPER were:
189 i. Herman C. PIPER was born about 1898 in Maryland.
190 ii. Luie P. PIPER was born about 1900 in Maryland.
191 iii. George A. PIPER was born about 1905 in Maryland.
192 iv. Bessie A. PIPER was born about 1910 in Maryland.
105. William Alexander HAMILTON was born in 1867 in Allegany
County Maryland. He died in Near Westernport, Maryland. He was
married to Amanda Frances RANDALLS on 26 Jun 1888 in Allegany
County Maryland. Amanda Frances RANDALLS died in 1944. She was
born in Beaver Run, West Virginia.
Children of William Alexander HAMILTON and Amanda Frances RANDALLS
+193 i. George Alvin HAMILTON.
+194 ii. David Richard HAMILTON.
+195 iii. William HAMILTON.
+196 iv. Annie HAMILTON.
+197 v. Bessie HAMILTON.
+198 vi. Florence HAMILTON.
+199 vii. Della HAMILTON.
200 viii. Ethel HAMILTON. Buried in Morrison Cemetery, near Barton,
201 ix. Dewey HAMILTON. Buried in Morrison Cemetery near Barton,
202 x. Louie HAMILTON. Buried in the Morrison Cemetery, near
203 xi. Thelma HAMILTON. Information provided by Catherine S.
Hamilton Ruffner: Thelma is also buried in the Morrison Cemetery,
near Barton, Md.
204 xii. Willis HAMILTON. Information provided by Catherine S.
Hamilton Ruffner: Willis is also buried in the Morrison Cemetery,
near Barton, Md.
107. Oliver Weston HAMILTON was born on 12 Dec 1873 in Allegany
County Maryland. He died
on 12 Apr 1945. Name is
just Weston on father's will..Name is Wes on tombstone..Name
is Oliver Weston
on some land records in
Allegany Co. Md. Wes Hamilton is buried at Mt. Herman Methodist
Williams Road, Allegany
Co. Md. near George Riley Hamilton. He was married to Phoebe
WIGFIELD on 15 Sep 1901
in Westernport, Allegany County Maryland.
Located in the Cumberland
Times 10 October 1901:
HAMILTON 07 May 1902 and some days following. The trial of Oliver
Weston Hamilton. Miss Phoebe Wigfield, daughter of Deborah Wigfield
of Town Creek and Mr OW Hamilton were married 15 Sep 1901 at
Franklin under duress and at the point of a gun and remained
together from Tuesday to Friday when he took her home to Town
Creek. She kept quiet under threat of death by Mr Hamilton but
finally confided to her mother. Charges and a divorce is their
demand. Mr Hamilton is son of Riley Hamilton and is aged 29 years
old, claims she went along agreeably.
Oliver Weston HAMILTON and Phoebe WIGFIELD had no known children.
He was married to Myrtle
R. KEARNS in Aug 1911. Myrtle R. KEARNS was born about 1896.
Information from daughter, Ruth Hamilton Bowser.
Children of Oliver Weston HAMILTON and Myrtle R. KEARNS were:
205 i. John HAMILTON
+206 ii. Ruth HAMILTON.
+207 iii. Alta M. HAMILTON.
+208 iv. Robert Thomas HAMILTON.
+209 v. Elizabeth HAMILTON.
+210 vi. Pearl HAMILTON.
211 vii. Howard S. HAMILTON.
212 viii. Lee HAMILTON.
108. John Thomas HAMILTON was born on 27 Apr 1878 in Piedmont,
Mineral County West Virginia. He died on 1 Mar 1952 in Allegany
County Maryland.Buried at Mt. Herman Methodist Church, Williams
Rd. Allegany Co. Md. Elsie Mae was the daughter of Lawrence Dolan
and Frances Elizabeth Middleton. Fanny Middleton was the sister
of great-grandfather, Benjamin Franklin Middleton.
Children of John Thomas HAMILTON and Elsie Mae DOLAN were:
+213 i. Harry Virgil HAMILTON.
+214 ii. Nellie Mae HAMILTON.
+215 iii. Thelma Adeline HAMILTON.
+216 iv. Floyd Ellis HAMILTON.
+217 v. John Clark HAMILTON.
+218 vi. James Boyd HAMILTON.
+219 vii. David Robert HAMILTON.
109. James Hanson HAMILTON was born in Mar 1880 in Piedmont,
Mineral County WVA. He died
in Oct 1965 in Cumberland,
Allegany Co. Md. Date of death from tombstone and from will on
file at the
Allegany County Md. Courthouse.
Buried at Mt. Herman Methodist Church Cemetery, Williams Rd.
All. Co., Md. Maggie D.
TWIGG was born on 14 Jul 1883. She died on 30 Apr 1913 in Allegany
County Md. Buried at Mt. Herman Methodist Church Cemetery with
James Hanson and his second wife, Bertie,
and with 2 sons, Lee and
John W. Hamilton.
Children of James Hanson HAMILTON and Maggie D. TWIGG were:
220 i. Lee HAMILTON was born on 18 Apr 1900 in Allegany County
Md. He died on 5 Jul 1911 in Allegany County Md. Information
from tombstone at Mt. Herman Methodist Church Cemetery. Bertha
Margaret TAYLOR was born in 1894 in Lonaconing, Allegany County,
Md. She died on 17 Jul 1971 in Cumberland, Allegany Co. Md..
Information from tombstone at Mt. Herman Methodist Church Cemetery.
Children of James Hanson HAMILTON and Bertha Margaret TAYLOR
+221 i. Juanita HAMILTON.
+222 ii. Hilda HAMILTON.
+223 iii. Mary HAMILTON.
+224 iv. Eva HAMILTON.
225 v. James J. HAMILTON was born on 29 Jan 1921. He died on
9 Jun 1960 in Allegany Co., Md. Birth
and death information from tombstone. Buried at Mt. Herman Methodist
Military marker notes "PFC,
US Army, WWII.
226 vi. Charles Homer HAMILTON. At time his father made out his
will in 1947, Charles Homer was a minor child, living in Cumberland,
110. Richard Alvin HAMILTON was born in 1884. He died in 1953
in Allegany Co., Md. Dates from
tombstone. Buried at Mt.
Herman Methodist Church Cemetery, Williams Rd. All. Co. Md. Tillie
UNKNOWN was born on 17 Mar
1888. She died on 24 Aug 1911 in Allegany Co., Md. Information
tombstone. Tillie B. buried
at Mt. Herman Methodist Ch., with Richard and infant daughter
who died in 1908.
Richard Alvin HAMILTON and Tillie B. UNKNOWN had no known children.
Richard was married to Laura SWASHER in 1912. Laura SWASHER was
born in 1894.
Information from Allegany
County Marraige Licenses.
Richard Alvin HAMILTON and Laura SWASHER had no known children.
111. Phillip Celestial HAMILTON
was born on 16 Jan 1887 in Rush, Murleys Branch, All. Co. Md.
on 22 Jul 1977. Dates from
tombstone....a military marker, "Pvt.-US Army-WWI".
Martha Jane PAUL who was
born in 1898. She died in 1979 in Allegany County Md. She was
1979 in Mt. Harmon Cemetery,
Cumberland, Md. with her husband and daughter, Mary Virginia,
Mt. Herman Methodist Church
Children of Phillip Celestial HAMILTON and Martha Jane PAUL were:
+227 i. Grace Elizabeth HAMILTON.
+228 ii. Luther William HAMILTON.
229 iii. Leo HAMILTON died as infant. died as infant
+230 iv. Marshall A. HAMILTON.
231 v. Mary Virginia HAMILTON was born on 19 Aug 1932.
+232 vi. Christina Pearl Yvonne HAMILTON.
+233 vii. Patricia Lee HAMILTON.
112. Amanda B. DEFFINBAUGH was born on 16 Jan 1863 in Maryland.
She died in 1926.
Amanda B. DEFFINBAUGH and John N. LARGENT had no known children.
113. Mary J. DEFFINBAUGH
was born on 5 Aug 1864 in Maryland.
Mary J. DEFFINBAUGH and SPRIGGS had no known children.
114. Daniel S. DEFFINBAUGH
was born 7 May 1866 in Maryland. He died 28 Dec 1929 in Cumberland,
Allegany Co. Md. Jenny B. HANKS was born about 1867. She died
28 Jun 1940 in Cumberland,
Allegany Co. Md..
Daniel S. DEFFINBAUGH and Jenny B. HANKS had no known children.
116. Agnes Rhoda DEFFINBAUGH
was born on 21 Jun 1870 in Maryland.