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Silas Hamilton
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1736
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1816
Chenango County
New York, USA

Silas Hamilton was born February 10, 1736 in Brookfield, Massachusetts. He was captain of militia in the French and Indian war and participated in the attack on Ticonderoga, July 8, 1758. In 1760 he was a felt-maker in Deerfield, MA. He was engaged in Shay's rebellion, was arrested, tried and convicted of "stirring up sedition," but was pardoned. About 1770 he removed to Whitingam, Vermont, where he was one of the first settlers and a large landholder. He was justice of the peace, selectman, town treasurer 1774 to 1780, and the first representative in 1771-2, and again in 1778. In 1800 he moved to Guilford, NY, where he died, August 7, 1816. He married, in Deerfield, MA, July 22, 1763, Hannah, daughter of David and Mercy (Sheldon) Hoyt. She was born in Deerfield, Massachusetts, September 6, 1744, and died May 9, 1842, at Guilford, New York.

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  Hannah Hoyt Hamilton (1744 - 1842)
  Amos Hamilton (____ - 1867)*
  Silas Hamilton (1776 - 1854)*
  Persis Hamilton Locke (1781 - 1864)*
*Calculated relationship
Guilford Center Cemetery
Chenango County
New York, USA
Created by: L Wallien
Record added: Mar 26, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 50277683
Silas Hamilton
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Silas Hamilton
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Silas Hamilton
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- Lois Kamoi
 Added: Apr. 13, 2013
In honor of one of my g-g-g-g-g grandfathers.
- KearaO
 Added: Oct. 10, 2011

- L Wallien
 Added: Apr. 20, 2010

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