Iris Gale Hamilton

1953–12 September 1953
Iaeger, McDowell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Iris Gale

When Iris Gale Hamilton was born in 1953, in Iaeger, McDowell, West Virginia, United States, her father, Benjamin FARISH "Bennie" Hamilton, was 21 and her mother, Louise L Laxton, was 18. She died on 12 September 1953, in Sandy River Magisterial District, McDowell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 0.

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Benjamin FARISH "Bennie" Hamilton
Louise L Laxton
Iris Gale Hamilton

Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin FARISH "Bennie" Hamilton





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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  • Iris Gale Hamilton in entry for Louise Or Granny Hamilton, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Iris Gale Hamilton, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"
  • Iris Gale Hamilton, "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999"

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