George Henry Hamilton (1842 – 1894)
One of my wife’s great grandfathers was George Henry Hamilton.
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.