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Delilah Smith Hamilton
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Birth: Dec., 1798
Spartanburg County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1867
Rusk County
Texas, USA

aged about 64 years

Their family is listed in the 1820 Federal Census of Lincoln County, Tennessee:

#37.4 Andrew Hamilton
1 male under 10 years (James Hamilton)
1 male 26 to 45 years (Andrew Hamilton)
1 female under 10 years (Sarah Emmeline Hamilton ?)
1 female 16 to 26 years (Delilah Smith)

1860 Rusk County, Texas Federal Census PAGE NO: 201B:

5 125 131 HAMILTON Delila 59 F W 9,000 11,300 SC
6 125 131 HAMILTON Martha S. 15 F W . . . TX
7 125 131 HAMILTON Andrew 14 M W . . . TX

HAMILTON, DELILA (1860 U.S. Census)
TEXAS , RUSK, HENDERSON P O
Dwelling 126 Family 132 lines 5-7
Age: 59, Female, Race: WHITE, Born: SC
Martha A. Hamilton age 15 Female born Texas
Andrew Hamilton age 14 Male born Texas
Series: M653 Roll: 1304 Page: 201

1) Hamilton, Andrew, deceased. Probate filed Feb 18 1859 # 576 #2899
2) Hamilton, Delilah, deceased. Filed Sep 10 1867. #926

Transcription of Delilah Hamilton's Original Will which is located in Rusk County Court House, County Clerk's Office, Probate Packet #926 :
Will and Testament

In the name of God amen. I Delilah Hamilton of the County of Rusk & State of Texas, being of sound mind & memory and considering the uncertainty of this frail and transitory life do therefore make, ordain and decree this to be my last Will and Testament - That is to say, first for the love and affection which I bear to my son Andrew J Hamilton and for the further reason that my other children have received from my husband in his lifetime material aid and assistance equal to at least what I now do for him ( ?) I do will and decree that when it shall please my Creator to desolve this fore me and call me from earth, that he the said Andrew J Hamilton shall have and hold ,own and possess in fee simple all the right and title which I now have as and undivided interest in the tract on parcel of land on which I now live with all and singular the rights & appertainancy pertaining thereto Said land being known as the Hamilton farm and lying about five miles N. W. from the Town of Henderson, and my interest being one half in community with the heirs of my husband - I further give bequeath and devise all the rest, residence and remainder of my real and personal estate - First to the payment of my debts & the balance to be equally divided between my several lawful heirs Likewise, I make, constitute and appoint Jas S Hamilton and John D. Hamilton to be executors of this my last Will and Testament hereby revoking all former wills be me made.
In testimony whereof I here-unto subscribe my name & fix my seal using scroll for seal on this 27th day of July 1866

Her
Delilah X Hamilton
Mark

A. S. Hayter
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O. P. Coates
 
 
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 Parents:
  David Smith (1761 - 1806)
  Barsheba Harrington Lusk (1773 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Andrew Hamilton (1794 - 1859)
 
 Siblings:
  James Smith (1792 - 1854)*
  Frances Smith Moorhead (1796 - 1875)*
  Delilah Smith Hamilton (1798 - 1867)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pleasant Hill Cemetery
New London
Rusk County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Terie Harris
Record added: Sep 10, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29724512
Delilah <i>Smith</i> Hamilton
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Delilah <i>Smith</i> Hamilton
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Delilah <i>Smith</i> Hamilton
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