John F Hamilton

Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life of John F

When John F Hamilton was born in 1853, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Josiah Hamilton, was 43 and his mother, Lydia Parks, was 37. He married Pallia Cranford on 26 September 1875, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1860 and North Carolina, United States in 1870.

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John F Hamilton
Pallia Cranford
Marriage: 26 September 1875
Genett Hamilton
Orlindo Hamilton

Spouse & Children

  • Male1853–Male

  • Pallia Cranford


26 September 1875
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States


  • Genett Hamilton


  • Orlindo Hamilton


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World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

Age 0

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 10

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Age 33

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • John F Hamilton in household of Joseph Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Hamilton in household of Lydda Hamilton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • John F Hamilton, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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