Person:George Hamilton (23)

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m. 29 Nov 1827
  1. George Ezra Hamilton1830 - 1877
  2. June HamiltonAbt 1832 -
  3. Maria HamiltonAbt 1834 -
  4. Ellen HamiltonAbt 1836 -
  5. Eliza HamiltonAbt 1838 -
  6. Sarah HamiltonAbt 1840 -
  7. John HamiltonAbt 1842 -
  8. Miles Hamilton1846 -
m. 1849
  1. Melissa Hamilton1850 - 1929
  2. Ezra HamiltonAbt 1853 - 1898
  3. Emma Jane Hamilton1854 - 1919
  4. George Hamilton, Jr,1856 -
  5. Walter Hamilton1858 - 1912
  6. Edwin Lorenzo Hamilton1863 - 1944
  7. Leroy Hamilton1871 -
Facts and Events
Name George Ezra Hamilton
Gender Male
Birth? 24 Jan 1830 Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
Marriage 1849 Moravia, Cayuga, New Yorkto Sarah Ercanbrack
Death? Aug 1877 Auburn, Cayuga, New York, United States
Alt Death[1][2][4] Bef 7 Aug 1877
Burial[3][5] Auburn, Cayuga, New York

1850 U.S. CENSUS

In the 1850 U.S. Census, George Hamilton, age 20, is listed right after his father Ezra, as a different family unit but in the same building. He is a Spinner, and owns no real estate. He is listed with Sarah (we already know Sarah is his wife), age 20, and A. M. (this must be their daughter Anna Mellissa), age 3 mos. George was born in Massachusetts, Sarah and A. M. in New York.

Source: 1850 U.S. Census, New York State, Seneca County, Town of Waterloo, dated August 28, 1850. National Archives Roll 597, Sheet #201.


1860 U.S. CENSUS

In the 1860 U.S. Census, George Hamilton, age 30, is a machinist with personal estate valued at $300. He is living in the town of Aurelius, Cayuga County. Living with him are: (the 1860 census does not list relationships, but I have assumed them from other census records and from family history) wife, Sarah, age 30; daughter, Melissa, age 10; son, Ezra, age 7; daughter Emma, age 6; son, George, age 4; son, Walter, age 2; and brother, John, age 18. Melissa, Ezra, Emma, and George are in school. George was born in Massachusetts. His wife, children and his brother were all born in New York.

Source: 1860 U.S. Census, New York State, Cayuga County, Town of Aurelius, dated July 17, 1860. National Archives Roll 729, Page 655, Line 18.


1870 U.S. CENSUS

In the 1870 U.S. Census, George Hamilton, age 40, is a machinist with real estate valued at $2500. No value is given for his personal property. He is living in the 1st Ward of the City of Auburn, with: (the 1870 U.S. Census does not list relationships, so the following relationships are assumed, and are also listed in the family papers) his wife, Sarah, age 40, "keeping house"; son Ezra, age 17, works in a machine shop; daughter Emma, age 16, at home; son, George, age 14, at school; son, Walter, age 12, in school; and son, Edwin, age 7, in school. George was born in Massachusetts, Sarah and the children were all born in New York.

Source: 1870 U.S. Census, New York State, Cayuga County, 1st Ward, City of Auburn, dated June 20, 1870. National Archives Roll 910, Page 75, Lines 35 - 40 and Page 76, Line 1.


The 1880 census lists Sarah as a widow. See Sarah for 1880 census info.



ACTION ON THE DEATH OF ALDERMAN HAMILTON

The following preamble and resolutions, presented by Alderman Guion, were unanimously adopted:

WHEREAS, It has pleased Almighty God to remove by death from our midst George E. Hamilton, Alderman for the first ward, and

WHEREAS, the Common Council holding him in high esteem as a man of strict integrity, and appreciating his faithful services as a member of this Board, deem it proper to give suitable expression to our feelings for the loss sustained by his family and the public, therefore,

RESOLVED, By the Common Council, that the city of Auburn has lost by the death of Alderman George E. Hamilton, a faithful, devoted and honest public servant, whose loss will be keenly felt by the members of this Board and by the city; and that his family are entitled to the sympathy of this Board and the people of our city.

RESOLVED, That a copy of these resolutions be entered, at length, in the minutes of the proceedings of the Common Council, and that a copy be sent to the family of the deceased.

Source: Auburn Morning News, Tuesday, August 7, 1877. Also, Auburn Daily Bulletin, Tuesday, August 7, 1877.

Spinner (1850 Census)

His wife's death notice said he had been a foreman for several years at D. M. Osborne and Co shops. At the time of his death he was an alderman in the First ward of Auburn.

References
  1. Fort Hill Cemetery Records.
  2. Auburn Morning News.

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    Alderman First Ward Auburn resolution adopted by Common Council.6 Aug 1877.

  3. Fort Hill Cemetery Records.

    Glen Haven section Lot Number 19-1/2. Space 8.

  4. Records of Fort Hill Cemetery, St. Peters Church, State Street Catholic Cemetery, St. Joseph Cemetery. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968).
  5. Records of Fort Hill Cemetery, St. Peters Church, State Street Catholic Cemetery, St. Joseph Cemetery. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1968).

    Glen Haven section Lot Number 19-1/2. Space 8.