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Benjamin Franklin Hamilton

1825 Jul 4: Born in Pottsville, PA to Franklin Hamilton. (1) (3 p85) (4)

?? Birthplace. Yoder (3 p85) gives it as Philadelphia, rather than Pottsville.
-- dg 2009 Nov 27

?? Birth year. His grave marker has a birth year of 1827. See photo below.
-- dg 2009 Nov 27

B. F. grows to manhood in Allentown, PA. (1)

1843: Moves to Medina Co., OH. (1)

1845 fall: Benjamin Franklin Hamilton marries Elizabeth Nahrgang. (1,4)

  1847 May 14: Samuel
  1849 Sep  8: Benjamin Franklin Jr.
  1852 Aug  1: Joseph T.
  1855 Jan  6: David N.
  ____ ___ __: Infant son

1846: B. F. unites with the Mennonite Church. (1)g

1846: Move west to Williams Co., OH (1)

1850 Sep 15: US Census. Madison Twp., William Co. OH. Benjamin is listed as a farmer with $600 of real estate.

Line Name               Age Birth
  30 Benjamin Hamlinton  25 Pa
  31 Elisebeth Hamlinton 25 Pa
  32 Samuel Hamlinton     3 O
  33 Benjamin Hamlinton   1 O

1865: Move to Owen Co., IN because of Elizabeth's failing health. (1)

Elizabeth Nahrgang Hamilton dies in Owen Co. IN. (1)

1860: US Census (to appear)

1866: Benjamin Franklin Hamilton marries Catherine Holley. (1,4)

  1867 Feb 15: Anna May/Mary Ann
  1868 Oct  5: William A.
  1870 Aug 27: Elias Jacob/
               Elijah (Eli)
  1872 Mar  7: John Henry
  1873 Oct 30: Charles Edward
  1875 Sep 10: Louisa Margaret
  1877 Aug 18: Nathaniel Ira
  1880 Mar  2: Susan Elizabeth
  1883 Mar 25: Edwin Arthur

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