Noah Richard Hamilton

Montgomery, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Noah Richard

When Noah Richard Hamilton was born about 1845, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States, his father, Joseph Josiah Hamilton, was 35 and his mother, Lydia Parks, was 29. He married Palestine "Palley" Jane Hamilton on 28 July 1867, in Montgomery, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters.

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Noah Richard Hamilton
Palestine "Palley" Jane Hamilton
Marriage: 28 July 1867
Mary Hamilton
Sarah Hamilton
Ida Hamilton
Idella Hamilton
Hurley Hamilton
Emma Jane Hamilton
John Grover Hamilton

Spouse & Children

28 July 1867
Montgomery, North Carolina, United States


  • Mary Hamilton


  • Sarah Hamilton


  • Ida Hamilton


  • Female1872–1927Female

  • Hurley Hamilton


+2 More Children

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+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 8

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.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Noah R Hamelton in household of Joseph Hamelton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Noah R Hamilton in household of Joseph Hamilton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Noah R Hamilton in household of Joseph Hamilton, "United States Census, 1860"

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