Person:Thomas Hamilton (43)

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Thomas Hamilton
d.bef. 28 SEP 1772 Bedford County, Virginia
Facts and Events
Name[1][2] Thomas Hamilton
Gender Male
Birth? 1729 of Bedford County, Virginia
Marriage 1753 Virginiato Esther Sampson
Death? bef. 28 SEP 1772 Bedford County, Virginia[Will Proven]

Will Abstract

Will of Thomas Hamilton, Dated 26, July 1772 in Bedford Co., VA
Dearly Beloved wife Esther my whole estate during her life except she marry, then shall have but her thirds.
After her decease the land to be equally divided betwixt my two sons Richard and Thomas.
Richard one set of Smiths tools and one dark bay horse after my just debts are paid.
Paying his mother ten pounds two years after this present date.
Executrix: Wife Esther Hamilton
Witnesses: George Grundy, Robert Jackson, Adam Beard
Proven: 28, Sept 1772 by oath of George Grundy and Adam Beard.
Security: Adam Beard, and Drury Allen.
Dated: 5 Nov 1772
Listed household furnishings, farm equipment, livestock.
Appraisers: George Grundy, Andrew Blackburn, Dudley Rountree
Returned: 26, Apr 1773
Note: William Greer and family migrated from Baltimore Co., MD to Bedford Co., VA in the same time period.


Notes

Name: Thomas HAMILTON
Given Name: Thomas
Surname: HAMILTON
Sex: M Birth: 1719 in Northern Ireland
Death: 28 Sep 1772 in Bedford Co., VA
Marriage 1 Esther SAMPSON b: Abt 1733
Married: 30 Jan 1753 in St. John's Protestant Episcopal Church, Baltimore Co., MD
Note: CHAN14 Nov 2004
Children
Robert HAMILTON b: 1754
Richard HAMILTON b: 1756
James HAMILTON b: 1757
Thomas HAMILTON b: 1758 in VA
Benjamin S. HAMILTON b: 1761 in Hawkins Co., TN
Samuel HAMILTON b: 1765 in Hawkins Co., TN
Sources:
Title: Tom ZweiacherPublication: Jun 2000
Author: Robert W. BarnesTitle: Baltimore County Families 1659-1759Publication: Jun 2000Repository:
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Name: Thomas HAMILTON\HAMBLETON
Given Name: Thomas
Surname: Hamilton\Hambleton
Sex: M
Birth: 1719 in Bedford Co., VA
Death: Sept. 28, 1772 in Bedford Co. VA
Note: Thomas Hamilton is believed to have emigrated from England tothe state of Maryland on March 19, 1738 at the age of 20, single, and an indentured servant for a 5 year term. He states his father resides in Ireland, mother, to deceased, and that his agent is Nathaniel Wilson. The names of Thomas andEster are not definietly known, but for various reasons such as living in the same place at the same time, and having children with the same names, etc. Therefore, Thomas Hamilton/Hambleton, who deceeased 1772, naming the two sons who are still living in the home in his will, and whose wife is Ester (Sampson?) andliving in Bedford County, Virginia, but married in maryland on January 30, 1753in Hartford County. (Maryland Hall of Records,St. John's Parish Register, 1700-1760 (m. 1011) page 207). According to family tradition the Hamiltons are of Scottish descent, coming first to the state of Delaware and thence to Maryland,and from there to Bedford County, Virginia and thence to Sullivan County, Tennessee before coming to Floyd Co., KY. All of this time they spelled their name Hambleton, the Scottish spelling of Hamilton. Their first deeds for land was spelled Hamilton.
Marriage 1 Esther SAMPSON b: 1730 in Hawkins Co., TN
Children
Benjamin HAMILTON b: 1761 in Hawkins Co., TN

father: Thomas Hamilton b: 1719 in , Bedford, Virginia Mother: Esther Sampson

ID: I59 Name: Benjamin HAMILTON Sex: M Birth: 1761 in Hawkins,Tennessee Death: 1846 in Morgan,Kentucky Note: BIOGRAPHY: Hamilton is Scottish in origin. The coat ofarms is a red shield with three ermine cinquefoils. The crest is a green treewith a saw cutting through it. The motto is "Through". Spelling variations include: Hamilton, Hamelton, Hameldon, Hamildon, Hamylton, Hambleton, and many more. First found in Renfrewshire where they were granted lands by King Robert theBruce of Scotland. Some of the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: David Hamilton settled in Boston in 1651; Mathew Hamilton settled inNew England in 1685; William Hamilton settled in Grenada in 1774; Charles, Henry, James, Joh, Joseph, Matthew and others.

MILITARY: Benjamin was a Revolutionary War soldier who enlisted in Bedford County, Virginia. He died in Morgan County, Kentucky at the home of his son, David Hamilton. Benjamin was livingin Morgan County, Kentucky when he applied for pension on December 2, 1833, atage 72. He stated that he enlisted in Bedford County, Virginia, in May 1780. On June 25, 1783 he was drafted in Sullivan County, North Carolina, here he served as a spy and ranger against the Indians. Affidavit by fellow soldier who served with him, Thomas Hamilton, was made in Morgan County, Kentucky, December 12, 1833, states "who is by brother" and that he was with him at the North Fork of the Halston River in North Carolina, in Sullivan County, (now Tennessee). Another Revolutionary Soldier states, "I, Philip Williams, aged 78 years, that I am well acquainted with Benjamin Hamilton, who is now an applicant for a pension, that I served with him under Col. Walter Crocker in 1780. I also served withhim under Captain Burks and Col. Christina in North Carolina in 1782". His annual pension from the government of the United States was for $43.33. Benjamin Hamilton and his oldest son, John, were the first of thee brothers to come into Floyd County, Kentucky. They are listed on the 1810

ID: I93533346 Name: Thomas HAMILTON\HAMBLETON Given Name: Thomas Surname:Hamilton\Hambleton Sex: M Birth: 1719 in Bedford Co., VA Death: Sept. 28, 1772 in Bedford Co. VA Note: Thomas Hamilton is believed to have emigratedfrom England to the state of Maryland on March 19, 1738 at the age of 20, single, and an indentured servant for a 5 year term. He states his father resides inIreland, mother, to deceased, and that his agent is Nathaniel Wilson. The names of Thomas and Ester are not definietly known, but for various reasons such asliving in the same place at the same time, and having children with the same names, etc. Therefore, Thomas Hamilton/Hambleton, who deceeased 1772, naming thetwo sons who are still living in the home in his will, and whose wife is Ester(Sampson?) and living in Bedford County, Virginia, but married in maryland onJanuary 30, 1753 in Hartford County. (Maryland Hall of Records,St. John's Parish Register, 1700-1760 (m. 1011) page 207). According to family tradition the Hamiltons are of Scottish descent, coming first to the state of Delaware and thence to Maryland, and from there to Bedford County, Virginia and thence to Sullivan County, Tennessee before coming to Floyd Co., KY. All of this time they spelled their name Hambleton, the Scottish spelling of Hamilton. Their first deedsfor land was spelled Hamilton.

Marriage 1 Esther SAMPSON b: 1730 in HawkinsCo., TN Children Benjamin HAMILTON b: 1761 in Hawkins Co., TN

Father:Thomas Hamilton b: 1719 in , Bedford, Virginia Mother: Esther Sampson

Marriage 1 Elizabeth Harper b: 1765 in , Hawkins, TN Children Jesse Hamilton b:22 Sep 1799 in , Hawkins, TN Sarha Salley Hamilton b: 1795 in , Hawkins, TN Mary Polly Hamilton b: 1798 in , Hawkins, TN Samuel Hamilton Jr b: 1800 in ,Hawkins, TN Nancy Hamilton b: ABT 1801 in ,Hawkins,Tennesse William L Hamilton b: 1810 in , , Virginia Thomas Hamilton b: 1800 in , Hawkins, Tennessee

References
  1. Migration information.

    BIOGRAPHY: THOMAS HAMBLETON/HAMILTON, SR. WAS BORN IN ENGLAND IN 1718. BIOGRAPHY: IN ACCORDANCE WITH FAMILY INFORMATION, HE IMMIGRATE FROM ENGLAND TO MARYLAND ON MARCH 19, 1738, AT THE AGE OF 20, WAS SINGLE, AND INDENTURED FOR A 5 YEAR TERM. BIOGRAPHY: HE STATED THAT HIS FATHER WAS IN IRELAND, AND THAT HIS MOTHER WAS DEAD, IN 1738. BIOGRAPHY: AGENT NATHANIEL WILSON OF MARYLAND OR ENGLAND MADE THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR THOMAS HAMBLETON/HAMILTON, SR. TO I MIGRATE INTO MARYLAND. THE NAME OF HIS SHIP IN NOT KNOWN AT THIS TIME. BIOGRAPHY: ACCORDING TO FAMILY INFORMATION, HE MARRIED EASTER SAMPSON, AROUND 1756, AND THEY HAD THREE SONS, BUT THERE COULD BE MORE: BIOGRAPHY: 1. THOMAS HAMBLETON/HAMILTON, JR. BORN IN 1757. BIOGRAPHY: 2. BENJAMIN HAMBLETON/HAMILTON, BORN IN 1761. BIOGRAPHY: 3. SAMUEL HAMBLETON/HAMILTON, BORN IN 1765. BIOGRAPHY: BOTH THOMAS AND BENJAMIN HAMBLETON/HAMILTON ENLISTED IN THE BEDFORD COUNTY, VIRGINIA MILITIA FOR SERVICE IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR. BIOGRAPHY: BENJAMIN'S ENLISTMENT BEGAN ON MAY 10, 1780 AND SERVED UNDER SEVERAL OFFICERS UP TO 1783. ON JUNE 25, 1783, HE WAS DRAFTED IN SULLIVAN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA, WHERE HE SERVED AS A SPY AND RANGER AGAINST THE INDIANS. BIOGRAPHY: THOMAS SERVED A MUCH LONGER TIME IN SULLIVAN COUNTY, BECAUSE SULLIVAN COUNTY, BECAME TENNESSEE WHEN TENNESSEE BECAME A STATE IN 1796. Thomas Hamilton is believed to have emigrated from England to the state of Maryland on March 19, 1738 at the age of 20, single, and an indentured servant for a 5 year term. He states his father resides in Ireland, mother, to deceased, and that his agent is Nathaniel Wilson. The names of Thomas and Ester are not definietly known, but for various reasons such as living in the same place at the same time, and having children with the same names, etc. Therefore, Thomas Hamilton/Hambleton, who deceeased 1772, naming the two sons who are still living in the home in his will, and whose wife is Ester (Sampson?)

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    Details: Footnote: Name: Benjamin HAMILTON Sex: M Birth: 1761 in Hawkins,Tennessee Death: 1846 in Morgan,Kentucky Note: BIOGRAPHY: Hamilton is Scottish in origin. The coat ofarms is a red shieldwith three ermine cinquefoils. The crest is a green treewith a saw cutting through it. The motto is "Through". Spelling variations include: Hamilton, Hamelton, Hameldon, Hamildon, Hamylton, Hambleton, and many more. First found in Renfrewshire where they were granted lands by King Robert theBruce of Scotland. Someof the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: David Hamiltonsettled in Boston in 1651; Mathew Hamilton settled inNew England in 1685; William Hamilton settled in Grenada in 1774; Charles, _FOOT: Name: Benjamin HAMILTON Sex: M Birth: 1761 in Hawkins,Tennessee Death: 1846 in Morgan,Kentucky Note: BIOGRAPHY: Hamilton is Scottish in origin. The coat ofarms is a red shieldwith three ermine cinquefoils. The crest is a green treewith a saw cutting through it. The motto is "Through". Spelling variations include: Hamilton, Hamelton, Hameldon, Hamildon, Hamylton, Hambleton, and many more. First found in Renfrewshire where they were granted lands by King Robert theBruce of Scotland. Someof the first settlers of this name or some of its variants were: David Hamiltonsettled in Boston in 1651; Mathew Hamilton settled inNew England in 1685; William Hamilton settled in Grenada in 1774; Charles,

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    Thomas [Hamilton] and Ester had the following children: Robert b abt 1754; Richard b abt 1756; James b 1757; Thomas b 1758; Benjamin b 1761, Samual b abt 1765; Joshua b 1759; Nancy; Abraham; John; and Rosa.

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