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Gustavus Bernard Hamilton
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Birth: 1842
New Brunswick, Canada
Death: Apr. 11, 1901
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA

Aged 58 Yrs 10 Mos 17 days

Husband of Clarinda Kennison b.1846 Clinton Co., NY - d. 1929 Fresno, CA.They were married June 16, 1864 @ Belmont, Franklin Co.,NY. The family moved from NY to Grundy Co.,Iowa aft. 1870 and then on to Minnehaha Co., SD about 1884. After the death of G. B. Hamilton in 1901, his widow married again (1914 SD to JK Garrison who d. 1922). After 1924 Clarinda & several married daughters moved to California.

His only son Ransom Wesley Hamilton (1873-1966) married Margaret "Maggie" Whitmore @ SD; she died 1911. RW Hamilton and his children moved next to Grand Traverse County, MI.

Parents of:
Fannie Mellise Hamilton Kennison b.1865 NY-d. 1941 Beadle, SD
Emma J. Hamilton Cloman Cook b. 1868 NY - d.1947 Fresno, CA
Julia May Hamilton Beach b.1870 NY -d. 1951 LA,California
Jessie Lenora Hamilton Gage b. 1876 Iowa -d. 1921 SD
Madge Frances Hamilton Warner b. 1880 Iowa-d. 1959 LA, Calif.
Ransom W. Hamilton b. 1873 Iowa - d. 1966 Traverse City, MI

G. B. Hamilton served in Company A, 65th Infantry Regiment, NY from 1862 until mustered out 17 July 1865 @ Washington, DC. This Regiment was engaged in many battles including Gettysburg (See "History of the 65th NY Regiment" as well as Civil War Pension File & Widows' Pension File).

Family links: 
  Clarinda A. Kenison Hamilton Garrison (1846 - 1929)
  Fannie Melisse Hamilton Kenison (1865 - 1941)*
  Emma J Hamilton Cloman Cook (1868 - 1947)*
  Julia May Hamilton Beach (1870 - 1951)*
  Ransom Wesley Hamilton (1872 - 1966)*
*Calculated relationship
Clear Lake Cemetery
Minnehaha County
South Dakota, USA
Maintained by: Lyn H. H.
Originally Created by: Cindy Schultz
Record added: Oct 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 98387808
Gustavus Bernard Hamilton
Added by: Cindy Schultz
Gustavus Bernard Hamilton
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x2 gr-grandfather, in remembrance
 Added: Apr. 11, 2016
Thank you for your service to our country.
- Your descendants
 Added: Jan. 29, 2015

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