Esther Ann Hamiliton

22 March 1847–16 April 1919 (Age 72)
Mead Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Esther Ann

When Esther Ann Hamiliton was born on 22 March 1847, in Mead Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Joseph L Hamilton, was 30 and her mother, Martha C Stainbrook, was 24. She married Charles O. Kiser on 1 January 1864. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 16 April 1919, in Meadville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Kiser Hill Cemetery, East Mead Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles O. Kiser
Esther Ann Hamiliton
Marriage: 1 January 1864
Albert Charles Kiser
Ira Joseph Kiser
Martha Elvira Kiser
Tracy Earl Kiser

Spouse and Children

1 January 1864


    Albert Charles Kiser


    Ira Joseph Kiser




Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 16

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 19

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Esther Hamilton in household of Joseph Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Esther Kiser in household of Charles O Kiser, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Esther Kiser in household of Charles Kiser, "United States Census, 1900"

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