Samuel Hamilton

about 1747–28 January 1776 (Age 29)
of Granville, Hampden, Mass.

The Life of Samuel

When Samuel Hamilton was born about 1747, his father, Thomas Hamilton, was 42 and his mother, Jane McLean, was 43. He died on 28 January 1776, at the age of 29.

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Thomas Hamilton
Jane McLean
Capt Robert Hamilton
John Hamilton
James Hamilton
Samuel Hamilton
James Hamilton
Thomas Hamilton II
Henry Hamilton

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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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