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Catherine Hamilton Alston
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Birth: Nov. 25, 1786
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 18, 1877
Richmond
Henrico County
Virginia, USA

Catherine was the daughter of Maj. Andrew Calhoun Hamilton and Jane McGill.

She married Maj. James Alston in 1820, Abbeville Co, SC.

One child would be born to this union:
Jane Catherine Alston

After the death of James, she would remove to Richmond City, Henrico County, Virginia where her daughter, Jane & husband, Col. Henry Coulter Cabell were living.

At her death, she was returned to Abbeville County, SC and was interred with her husband in Upper Long Cane Cemetery.

Catherine was 90-years of age.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Andrew Calhoun Hamilton (1741 - 1835)
  Jane McGill Hamilton (1740 - 1835)
 
 Spouse:
  James Alston (1774 - 1850)
 
 Children:
  Jane Catherine Alston Cabell (1827 - 1884)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lewis Hamilton (1766 - 1839)**
  John Lewis Hamilton (1766 - 1839)*
  Sarah Hamilton Harris (1767 - 1834)*
  Frances Hamilton Calhoun (1773 - 1848)*
  Alexander C. Hamilton (1782 - 1835)*
  Catherine Hamilton Alston (1786 - 1877)
  Andrew M Hamilton (1790 - 1888)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:

Wife of Major James Alston and daughter of Major Andrew and Jane Hamilton. She was high-born, high-bred, accomplished and refined with a majestic presence and polished manners - a fine type of the old school of Carolina ladies.

 
Burial:
Upper Long Cane Cemetery
Abbeville
Abbeville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Trails of History
Originally Created by: Judy K. Brantley/Wilson
Record added: Feb 10, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33710723
Catherine <i>Hamilton</i> Alston
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- Lanie
 Added: Aug. 17, 2014
In honor of my 4th great grand aunt.
- Trails of History
 Added: Nov. 21, 2011
 
 
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