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Subject: RE: [HAM] Fw: Olivestob Hamilton's, Waterford Hamilton's
Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 23:33:31 +0100
hello, very interested in your email.my husband had always heard his mother
say they were from scotland ,but we have found a londonderry connection.a
Belton hamilton was born there around 1840,then went to scotland then london.have
you come accross the name Belton tuttnal hamilton in your tree?
>-- Original Message --
>From: "janet williams" <>
>Date: Sun, 18 Apr 2004 14:18:13 -0400
>Subject: [HAM] Fw: Olivestob Hamilton's, Waterford Hamilton's
>----- Original Message -----
>From: janet williams
>Sent: Sunday, April 18, 2004 1:05 PM
>Subject: Olivestob Hamilton's, Waterford Hamilton's
>I am researching my Hamilton family from Waterford, Ireland I have them
>from about 1821 to at least 1914. I believe previous to these dates they
>were from Edinburgh, and that they belonged to the Olivestob Hamilton's.
> The main family Christian names are Otho, John, William and Edward. I
>that there have been several Otho's throughout the generations, one born
>about 1800 was a music teacher, he and his brother John have been referred
>to as "Professors of Music", I have also found an earlier Otho born 1690
>at Olivestob who became the Governor of Placentia in Newfoundland, and
>a Major of the 40th Regiment of Foot in 1745. This particular Otho had
>sons Otho who succeeded his father to command the regiment and John who
>was appointed Naval Officer for the Port of Annapolis and became Captain
>of the 40th in 1752. He married Mary Handfield in Annapolis, Newfoundland.
>I have found a advertisement for a William Hamilton Piano Tuner in amongst
>some family memorabilia, it reads as follows:
>NEALAND, NEW MILFORD,
>PIANO, HARMONIUM,AMERICAN ORGAN
>TUNER AND REPAIRER
>WORK EXECUTED WITH NEATNESS AND DESPATCH
>TERMS STRICTLY MODERATE
>Does anybody recognize this William, or the place Nealand New Milford,
>any of the details in this posting are ringing any bells with anyone I
>love to hear from you.
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