Obediah Hamilton

1855–
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Obediah

When Obediah Hamilton was born in 1855, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Josiah Hamilton, was 45 and his mother, Lydia Parks, was 39. He married Nancy Hannah Hall on 22 June 1879, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Troy, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Biscoe, Montgomery, North Carolina, United States in 1920.

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Family Time Line

Obediah Hamilton
1855–
Nancy Hannah Hall
1861–1899
Marriage: 22 June 1879
Rilla M Hamilton
1880–
Lydia J Hamilton
1883–
Tinie Hamilton
1885–
Maggie Hamilton
1887–
Fannie L Hamilton
1888–
John Rasper Hamilton Sr
1889–1975
Carrie Hamilton
1891–1937
Thomas Alexander Hamilton
1894–1974
Fillmore Hamilton
1895–
Joseph Philmore Hamilton
1897–1969
Kinney W Hamilton
1898–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
22 June 1879
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States
children

(11)

  • Rilla M Hamilton

    Female1880–Female

  • Lydia J Hamilton

    Female1883–Female

  • Tinie Hamilton

    Female1885–Female

  • Maggie Hamilton

    Female1887–Female

  • Fannie L Hamilton

    Female1888–Female

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 7

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.
1863

Age 8

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 31

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)

  • Obadiah Hamilton in household of Lydda Hamilton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Obedia Hamilton in household of Joseph Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Obedare Hamilton, "United States Census, 1910"

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