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From: "Brian Smith" <>
Subject: Rebecca Hamilton, Chatham, Mass., Barrington, N.S.
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 18:59:35 -0400
Seeking further info on Rebecca Hamilton info listed below. Missing death
date on Rebecca, also marriage date. Also need further info on her husband
Any help appreciated!
1. Rebecca1 Hamilton (Thomas2), daughter of Thomas Hamilton
and Rebecca Mayo was born in Chatham, Mass. November 21, 1721.1
She married Solomon Smith date unknown in Chatham, Mass.2
Solomon was born circa 1720 in Chatham, Mass.3 He was the son
of David Smith and Sarah Higgins. Solomon died date unknown in
Barrington, at age unknown.4 Listed on Return of Inhabitants
and Stock in the Township of Barrington, 1 July 1762. 1770
census shows one man, two boys, one woman, and one girl; lived
Barrington Head before moving to Indian Brook, N.S.
Rebecca Hamilton and Solomon Smith had the following
2 i. Mary Smith was born in Chatham, Mass..5 She
married Edward Perry date unknown.
3 ii. Desire Smith was born in Chatham, Mass..6 She
married twice. She married Unknown Sadler date
unknown. She married Moses Smith date unknown.
4 iii. Grace Smith was born in Chatham, Mass..7 She
married William Greenwood date unknown.
5 iv. Henry Smith was born in Chatham, Mass..8
6 v. Barzillai Smith was born in Chatham, Mass..9
Married and lived at Port Saxon, N.S.10
7 vi. Solomon Smith was born in Chatham, Mass. August
4, 1745.11 He married Tabitha Crowell November
30, 1765 in Barrington, N.S., Canada.12
8 vii. Jonathan Smith was born in Chatham, Mass.
February 22, 1747.13 He married Abigail
9 viii. Elisha Smith was born in Chatham, Mass. July 14,
1749.15 He married Desire Baker 1771.16 Lived
Indian Brook, N.S.
10 ix. Theodore Smith was born in Chatham, Mass. August
18, 1751.17 Theodore died August 12, 1843 in
probably Barrington Twp., N.S., at age 91.18 He
married Patience Crowell date unknown in
Unknown. During the Revolutionary War, he
suffered serious losses from the privateers.
11. Thomas2 Hamilton was born in Eastham, MA. September 1,
1695.19 Thomas died May 1, 1772 in Chatham, Mass., at age
He married Rebecca Mayo May 3, 1716 in Eastham, Mass.21
Thomas Hamilton and Rebecca Mayo had the following children:
12 i. Mary1 Hamilton was born in Chatham, Mass. circa
13 ii. Hannah Hamilton was born 1719. Hannah died 19
Oct 1736 at age 17.
+ 1 iii. Rebecca Hamilton was born November 21, 1721.23
14 iv. Nathaniel Hamilton was born 23 Aug 1722.
15 v. Grace Hamilton was born 24 Jul 1724. Grace died
29 Apr 1753 at age 28.
16 vi. Lydia Hamilton was born 24 Apr 1726.
17 vii. Jane Hamilton was born in Chatham, Mass. April
9, 1728.24 Jane died January 6, 1799 in Cape
Negro, N.S., Canada, at age 70.25 She married
Jonathan Smith November 9, 1752 in Chatham,
Mass.26 Jonathan was born circa 1720 in
Chatham, Mass.27 He was the son of David Smith
and Sarah Higgins. Jonathan died September 28,
1807 in Barrington, N.S., Canada, at age 87.28
18 viii. Zeuriah Hamilton was born 27 Apr 1731.
19 ix. Delilah Hamilton was born 28 Jun 1734.
20 x. Thomas Hamilton was born 14 Sep 1739.
21. Rebecca2 Mayo was born in Eastham April 1697.29
Rebecca died after April 9, 1772 in Chatham, Mass., at age
She married Thomas Hamilton May 3, 1716 in Eastham, Mass.31
(See Thomas Hamilton for the children resulting from this
Notes and References
1. Elizabeth Pearson White, "Nova Scotia Settlers from
Chatham, Mass. 1759-60," National Genealogical Society
Quarterly V. 62 V.57 page 96-117 (hereafter cited as Nat'l
4. Charles "Paul" Smith
, Ralph Smith, circa 1610-1685, of Hingham & Eastham, Mass.
(Published Privately 1994, rough draft), page 76 (hereafter
cited as Ralph Smith (1610-85), Of Hingham & Eastham).
5. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.
11. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.Ralph Smith (1610-85), Of Hingham
& Eastham, page 76.
12. New Englanders in Nova Scotia,(NENS), Yarmouth, (N.S.)
Herald, New England Historic Genealogical Society,(NEHGS),
1929 (hereafter cited as New Englanders in N.S.).
13. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.Sheila M. Dann Westgate & Anna
Lowell Tomlinson, Vital Records, Town of Chatham
Massachusetts, 1696-1850, Volume 1. (The Chatham Historical
Society, Inc. Chatham, Massachusetts, 1991), page 34
(hereafter cited as V.R. Chatham, Mass.).
14. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.
15. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.V.R. Chatham, Mass., page 34.
16. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.
17. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.V.R. Chatham, Mass., page 34.
18. Shelburne County Genealogical Society, Cemetary Records
of Shelburne County, Nova Scotia, Volume 5. (Shelburne
County Genealogical Society, 1992), page 4 (hereafter cited
as Shelburne Cty. Vol 5).
19. John D. , F.A.S.G. Austin, Stephen Hopkins of the
Mayflower, General Society, of Mayflower, Descendants, Vol.
6, August 1992, New England Historic Genealogical
Society,(NEHGS), 75-30145, Mayflower Families Through Five
Generations , pg. 91 (hereafter cited as S. Hopkins,
20. George E. ,Editor Bowman, The Mayflower Descendant,
Quarterly Magazine, New England Historic Genealogical
Society,(NEHGS), 1899-1945, Resumed in 1985 MD 8:237
(hereafter cited as MD, Mayflower Descendant).
21. Ibid., MD 15:57.
22. S. Hopkins, Mayflower.
23. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.
25. History of Barrington N.S.Shelburne County Genealogical
Society, Barrington Township Records, Early Records of
Marriages, Births and Deaths in Barrington, N.S. from the
year 1761, (Stoneycroft Publishing Box 1710, RR 1, Yarmouth,
N.S. Canada, B5A 4A5, October, 1994), page xxxvii (hereafter
cited as Barrington V.R.(Book)).Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.
26. V.R. Chatham, Mass., page 14.
27. Nat'l Gen. Quarterly.
28. Vital Records of Barrington.Barrington N.S. Vital
Records, (hereafter cited as Barrington, N.S.,
V.R.).Barrington V.R.(Book), page xxxvii.
29. S. Hopkins, Mayflower, page 359.Elna Jean Mayo, Rev.
John Mayo (Published Privately, Mrs. Jean Mayo, RT 4, Box
Pueblo, Colorado, 81004), page 61 (hereafter cited as Mayo,
Rev. John, Mayo Genealogy).
30. S. Hopkins, Mayflower, page 359.
31. MD, Mayflower Descendant, MD 15:57.
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