Hamilton Corder


Brief Life History of Hamilton

When Hamilton Corder was born in 1804, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, his father, Lewis T Corder, was 44 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Anthony, was 41. He married Permelia Eva Keaster in 1822, in Crab Orchard, Williamson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Williamson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. In 1850, at the age of 46, his occupation is listed as farmer in Williamson, Illinois, United States. He died in 1887, in Crab Orchard, Williamson, Illinois, United States, at the age of 83.

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Hamilton Corder
Permelia Eva Keaster
Marriage: 1822
Rachel Corder
Mary M. Corder
Riley Corder
Joel Franklin Corder
Lewis Keaster Corder
James H Corder
Willis M Corder
Edith Elizabeth Corder
Nancy H Corder

Sources (12)

  • Hamilton Corder, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hamilton Corder in the Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940
  • Hamilton Corder in the Global, Find A Grave Index for Burials at Sea and other Select Burial Locations, 1300s-Current

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1822Crab Orchard, Williamson, Illinois, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (11)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    1804 · Walton War

    Age 0

    The Walton War was a border dispute between Georgia and North Carolina, when Georgia established Walton County. The main piece of land being fought over was called the Orphan Strip and was located between North Carolina and Georgia. It started in 1804 and became part of the War of 1812 and lasted until 1818.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 26

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    English (Essex): occupational name from Middle English corder ‘rope maker’ (Old French cordier).

    Americanized form of German Korder, unexplained.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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