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From: "Helen" <>
Subject: [HAM] Re: HAMILTON of Toome
Date: Wed, 6 Oct 1999 04:01:12 -0000
Someone sent me this a long time ago. It' s from the Lowry Manuscripts,
p166. The person had done research in Ireland, but did not relate where
these manuscripts were held.
Sir Claude Hamilton of Toome, County Antrim, Chamberlain to James I
Daughter, Alice, married Tobias Norris of County Down
Their children were:
Lettice Norris who mar. Patrick Hamilton of Co. Down
ch: Elizabeth, Patrick, James, Mary Sophia
Mary Norris mar. John Hamilton of Belfast, gent.
ch: George, Elizabeth, Mary, Martha
Thomas Norris, dsp
Chidly? Norris, dsp
Ann Norris, dsp
Martha Norris, dsp
Alice Norris mar. Philip Ornsby,
had a large family
That is all I have on him. I have been trying to find the relationship of
this Claude to the Claudes descended from Sir Claude Hamilton, brother of
the first Earl of Abercorn. If you come across any further information on
him I would really appreciate hearing from you.
I believe that my Hamilton line is descended from the Claudes of County
Tyrone who married into the McCausland line. Some of them were from Co
Antrim. That is why I am interested in this Claude of Toome.
My grandfather was Claudius Hamilton whose father, John, was from Killen
Townland, Cappagh Parish, Co Tyrone. John's brother was Claude Hamilton,
also of Killen townland.
The connection is that the Mccauslands owned Killen townland in the early
1700s, and married into the Hamilton line. I believe that is how my
ancestor came to be born there, but I haven't yet been able to make the
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