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George Henry Hamilton (1842 – 1894)

One of my wife’s great grandfathers was George Henry Hamilton.

Line back to George Henry Hamilton.

Line back to George Henry Hamilton.

George was born on 24 Aug 1842 to Henry Hamilton and Lavina Early in Franklin Twp, Adams Co, Ohio. George was the only boy and had three sisters.

On 22 Aug, 1862, George enlisted in the Civil War. He served as a private in Company E. 117th Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was honorably discharged and “mustered out” on 20 Jun 1865 at Knoxville, TN.

George married Anna Rebecca Cannon on 4 Aug, 1870. George was 28, Anna was 19. Together they had four children, 3 boys and a girl. They lived in Franklin Twp, Adams Co, Ohio where George was a farmer.

George died at the age of 52 – on 30 Nov 1894. He is buried in Locust Grove Cemetery in Adams Co, Ohio with his wife.

George Henry Hamilton (1842 - 1894)

George Henry Hamilton (1842 – 1894)

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