Colonel Ellsworth Hamilton

7 December 1907–9 November 1978 (Age 70)
New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Colonel Ellsworth

When Colonel Ellsworth Hamilton was born on 7 December 1907, in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John C Hamilton, was 40 and his mother, Catherine Anora Snee, was 37. He married Colette A Poston on 7 August 1952, in Lucas, Ohio, United States. He lived in Inkster, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1978. He died on 9 November 1978, in Garden City, Wayne, Michigan, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Parkview Memorial Cemetery, Livonia, Wayne, Michigan, United States.

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Colonel Ellsworth Hamilton
Colette A Poston
Marriage: 7 August 1952

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7 August 1952
Lucas, Ohio, United States

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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1910 · Upper Twin Falls Bridge

Age 3

The Upper Twin Falls Bridge which connected Breitung Township, Michigan, to Florence County, Wisconsin. The through-truss bridge spanned the Menominee River and was completed in 1910. The bridge was closed to through traffic in 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Ellsworth Hamilton in household of John C Hamilton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ellsworth Hamilton in household of J C Hamilton, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Colonel Hamilton in household of John C Hamilton, "United States Census, 1930"

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