Delila Hamilton

3 July 1843–6 August 1918 (Age 75)
Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Delila

When Delila Hamilton was born on 3 July 1843, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, her father, Samuel Hamilton, was 30 and her mother, Lydia Shelton, was 28. She married Horace F. Tarkington on 9 May 1861, in Howard, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Prairie Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Liberty Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 August 1918, in Sharpsville, Liberty Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Goar Cemetery, Jacksons, Cicero Township, Tipton, Indiana, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Delila? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Horace F. Tarkington
1839–1919
Delila Hamilton
1843–1918
Marriage: 9 May 1861
Ida Ann Tarkington
1862–1901
William S. Tarkington
1863–1864
Florence A. Tarkington
1867–1867
Robert Lee Tarkington
1868–1951
Karen Frances Tarkington
1874–1951
Fannie Tarkington
1880–1910
Margaret Ethel Tarkington
1883–1953

Spouse and Children

Children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1844
Age 1
Historical Boundaries 1844: Tipton, Indiana, United States
1846
Age 3
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863
Age 20
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from what is now a deserted village in the parish of Barkby, Leicestershire. This is named from Old English hamel ‘crooked’ + dūn ‘hill’. Hamilton near Glasgow was founded by the Hamiltons and named after them. In Ireland, this name may have replaced Hamill in a few cases. It has also been used as the equivalent of the Irish (Cork) name Ó hUrmholtaigh.

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

Possible Related Names

Hamill

Sources (9)

  • Delila Hamilton in household of Samuel Hamilton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Delila Tarkington in household of Horace Tarkington, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Delilia Tarkington in household of Horace Tarkington, "United States Census, 1880"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.