James Hamilton

about 1738–
Belfast, Ireland

The Life Summary of James

James Hamilton was born about 1738. He married Caroline Hawthorne about 1759, in Belfast, Ireland. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died in Belfast, Ireland.

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Family Time Line

James Hamilton
1738–
Caroline Hawthorne
1741–
Marriage: about 1759
Elizabeth Hamilton
1760–
James Hamilton
1763–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1759Belfast, Ireland
  • Children

    (2)

    World Events (4)

    1798
    Age 60
    Battle of Antrim.
    1798
    Age 60
    The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.
    1839
    Age 101
    The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

    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

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