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William Hamilton

William Hamilton[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13]

Male 1835 - 1893  (58 years)

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  • Name William Hamilton 
    Born 1835  Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Gender Male 
    Birth Abt 1837  Clabby, County Fermanagh, No. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 13, 16
    Census Jul 1870  New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Address:
    Ward 19 
    • He was listed as a carpenter.
    Census 1880  Queens, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    • Does not appear on the census with his household. Possibly listed as a Market Gardner
    Death Corona, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [19
    Death Corona, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [20
    Death Corona, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 8 Jun 1880  Queens, Queens, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 12, 21
    Age: 44; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self Was not living with his family 
    Death 29 Dec 1893  Corona, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 29 Dec 1893  Corona, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Note
    • Correspondence with other family members suggests that William and his children separated after the death of Selina, his wife, their mother. The reasons for this are unclear. However, he was somewhat isolated and a heavy drinker, evidently. Previous accounts by his children that he preceeded Selina into death seem to be untrue based upon these documents.
    Name William Hamelton  [23
    Name William J. Hamilton 
    Died 29 Dec 1893  Corona, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [24, 25, 26, 27
    Probate 8 Jan 1894  Queens, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 16
    Probate 11 Oct 1895  Queens, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [27, 28
    Residence New York City, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [29, 30
    Residence New York City, New York, New York Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 31
    Person ID I2762  Master Tree | Land McElroy Ware Hamilton
    Last Modified 12 Apr 2015 

    Father John Hamelton,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F945  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Selina Beatty,   b. 1840, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1881, Corona, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 3 Jun 1859  Kilskerry, Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [32
    Married 6 Jun 1859  Killskerry Church, County Tyrone, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 16, 33, 34
    Notes 
    • This is a test to see where these notes show up.
    Children 
    +1. George Hamilton,   b. 31 Oct 1859, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Feb 1928, Queens, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +2. Susanna Maria Hamilton,   b. 20 Jan 1863, Fivemiletown, County Tyrone, N. Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Aug 1965, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 102 years)
    +3. Ella Jane Hamilton,   b. 7 Jul 1865, Tempo, Fermanagh County, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1934, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    +4. William John Hamilton, Sr.,   b. 15 Sep 1870, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Sep 1952, New York, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     5. Selina E. Hamilton,   b. 1875, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sep 1961, Flushing, Queens, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Histories
    William Hamilton Selina Hamilton History by WM Land Jr.jpg
    William Hamilton Selina Hamilton History by WM Land Jr.jpg
    Last Modified 22 May 2021 
    Family ID F1055  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1835 - Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 3 Jun 1859 - Kilskerry, Tyrone, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Jun 1859 - Killskerry Church, County Tyrone, Ireland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    Ward 19 - Jul 1870 - New York, New York, United States
    Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1880 - Queens, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - - Corona, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - - Corona, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - - Corona, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Age: 44; Marital Status: Married; Relation to Head of House: Self Was not living with his family - 8 Jun 1880 - Queens, Queens, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 29 Dec 1893 - Corona, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 29 Dec 1893 - Corona, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Dec 1893 - Corona, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 8 Jan 1894 - Queens, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 11 Oct 1895 - Queens, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    1893 12 30 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Wm Hamilton Death.jpg
    1893 12 30 Brooklyn Daily Eagle Wm Hamilton Death

    Documents
    NYTWilliamJ.HamiltonObit
    NYTWilliamJ.HamiltonObit

    Histories
    William Hamilton Selina Hamilton History by WM Land Jr_hl(tmg).jpg
    William Hamilton Selina Hamilton History by WM Land Jr_hl(tmg).jpg

  • Sources 
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      New York, Wills and Probate Records, 1659-1999


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      31394_207457-01711.jpg


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      4433259_00112.jpg


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      1880 United States Federal Census


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