George Alrick Hamilton

24 December 1858–15 June 1949 (Age 90)
Plain Grove, Plain Grove Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of George Alrick

When George Alrick Hamilton was born on 24 December 1858, in Plain Grove, Plain Grove Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Hamilton, was 26 and his mother, Susan Offutt, was 23. He married Mary O. Barber on 21 October 1886, in Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in New Castle, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1920 and Plain Grove Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. He died on 15 June 1949, in Plain Grove, Plain Grove Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Plain Grove, Plain Grove Township, Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Alrick Hamilton
Mary O. Barber
Marriage: 21 October 1886
Susan Elizabeth " Lizzie" Hamilton
Ada M. Hamilton

Spouse and Children

21 October 1886
Lawrence, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Susan Offutt




    John H. Hamilton



    Alexander Hamilton


    Mary Agnes Hamilton


    Richard Hamilton


+7 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 5

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 24

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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)

  • George A Hamilton in household of Davie Hamilton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Hamilton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George A Hamilton, "United States Census, 1930"

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