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Lieut Hamilton Douglas Halyburton
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Birth: Oct. 10, 1763, England
Death: Dec. 31, 1783, USA

Lieutenant Hamilton Douglas Halyburton (1763-1783) of the Royal Navy (b. October 10, 1763; England - d. December 31, 1783; Sandy Hook, Gateway National Recreation Area, Monmouth County, New Jersey, USA)

Name:
He was listed as Hamilton Douglas Hallyburton in "Commissioned Sea Officers of the Royal Navy 1660-1815".

Birth:
Son of Solto Charles Douglas, 14th Earl of Morton (1732-1774) and Katharine Hamilton (1736-1823). His brother was George Douglas, 15th Earl of Morton (1761-1827) who married Susan Elizabeth Yarde-Butler (c1793-1849).

Shipwreck:
On December 30 or 31, 1783 their British warship sank within sight of Sandy Hook. Halyburton and 12 of his crew died of hypothermia and were buried on Sandy Hook.


 
Burial:
Gateway National Recreation Memorial
Sandy Hook
Monmouth County
New Jersey, USA
 
Created by: Richard Arthur Norton (1...
Record added: Oct 14, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9597917
Lieut Hamilton Douglas Halyburton
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Lieut Hamilton Douglas Halyburton
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
Lieut Hamilton Douglas Halyburton
Added by: Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )
 
 
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In memory of Lt. Halyburton of the frigate HMS Assistnce, who together with the search party he led ashore in pursuit of post-Revolutionary War deserters, died of exposure in a Sandy Hook salt marsh. Originally interred in a common grave here, the memori...(Read more)
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 Added: Sep. 30, 2005
 
 
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