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James Franklin Hamilton b. May 6, 1883. d. Aug. 19, 1960.  Lived and farmed near Leesburg, Indiana.  Married Sarah Elizabeth Meyers on July 7, 1904.  Children: Iva Ellen, Donald, Violet, Annabelle, Ruth, Mable Marriett, William Clifford, Russell, Isabelle, Hazel. Sarah Elizabeth Myers b. Jan. 27, 1883. d. Aug. 15, 1964.  Mother: Hannah Elizabeth Biller.  Father: William Myers.  Sisters: Minnie and Daisey.  Brothers: Charles and William.

1883 - 1960

      1. Iva Ellen Hamilton   6. Mabel Marriett Hamilton
      2. Donald Hamilton      7. William Clifford Hamilton
      3. Violet Hamilton      8. Russell Hamilton
      4. Annabelle Hamilton   9. Isabelle Hamilton
      5. Ruth Hamilton       10. Hazel Hamilton

Iva Ellen Hamilton b. Feb. 11, 1905. d. Dec. 28, 1983.  Buried at Orange Cemetery near Kendallville, Indiana.  Married Joseph Harrison Taylor on May 10, 1926 in Warsaw, Indiana.  Children: Josephine Ellen,  Donna Avis, Franklin Lee Taylor, Larry Harrison Taylor, Richard Smith, Susan Marie, Sally Ann, Keith Allen. See details by clicking above.

Donald Hamilton b. Apr. 2, 1907. Married Jesse Shaffer Dec. 16, 1931. Children: LeRoy, Jack, James, Jerry.

Violet May Hamilton b. Oct. 31, 1909. d. Apr. 13, 1983. Married Arhur Romeo Gagnon Nov. 2, 1929. Arthur Romeo Gagnon b. Apr. 16, 1907. Arthur died July 19, 1980. Children: Arnold Gene, Ronald LeRoy, Clara Bell.

Annabelle Sarah Hamilton b. March 22, 1912. Married Russell Gagnon on Dec. 19, 1931. Children: Otis Harold, Dale DeWayne, Clifford Lee, Russell Claude Gagnon, Jr., Eva Marie.

Ruth Juanita Hamilton b. July 24, 1914. d. Dec. 22, 1984. Married Harold Shaffer in 1932. W.H. Shaffer was born June 17, 1915. Children: Wiliam Harold Shaffer, Jr., Patricia Louise.

Mabel Marriett Hamilton died as infant

William Clifford Hamilton died as infant

Russell Paul Hamilton b. June 20, 1920. Married Iavan Shoemaker. Children: (adopted) Debbie and Paula.

Isabelle Bernice Hamilton b. Dec. 7, 1922. d. Nov. 22, 1989.  Married Eskel Clemons Dec. 17, 1946. Eskel Clemons b. Dec. 8, 1918. Children: Terry Wayne Clemons.

Hazel Maxine Hamilton b. Nov. 30, 1926. Married Howard Clair Cochran on Dec. 24, 1946. Howard C. Cochran b. May 21, 1926. Children: Judy Ann Cochran, Paula Cochran, Pat Cochran, Bill Cochran, Howard Cochran, Tom Blaine Cochran.

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