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Ernest Raymond Hamilton
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Birth: Mar. 24, 1898
Washington County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jun. 23, 1990
Marietta
Washington County
Ohio, USA

Ernest Raymond Hamilton was born on March 24, 1898 in Liberty Township, Washington County, Ohio. He was the first child born to William Ellsworth and Sophia Ann "Sophie" (Bowers) Hamilton.

He grew up in Liberty Township with his only sibling, Glennard "Glenn" Edwin Hamilton (1906-1953). He attended the local school until the 8th grade.

He married Cora Ethel Hayes, daughter of John and Arminda (Greathouse) Hayes, on April 12, 1918 at the Methodist Episcopal Church in Williamstown, Wood County, West Virginia. They were united in marriage by Minister C.E. Hamrick.

Together Ernest and Cora had 3 sons: Arthur Ronald (July 11, 1918-December 26, 1990), Lloyd Eugene (June 5, 1921-March 26,1994) and Gerald Raymond Hamilton (Born January 22, 1932).

He was trustee of Liberty Township for 24 years and was also a member of the Lawrence Township School Board. He operated a general store for 17 years and had also been an oil field worker. He was a Protestant by faith and was a member of Masterton Lodge No. 429 F&AM for 70 years.

He died the afternoon of Saturday, June 23, 1990 at Marietta Memorial Hospital in Marietta, Washington County, Ohio.

At the time of his death he was survived by his three sons, eight grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild. He was preceeded in death by his parents, wife and brother. He was buried at Eastlawn Memorial Park.

He is forever remembered as being a wonderful and caring father, grandfather, great-grandfather, son, brother and friend. He will also be remembered for his love of telling jokes and always laughing. 
 
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 Parents:
  William Ellsworth Hamilton (1872 - 1960)
  Sophia Ann Bowers Hamilton (1877 - 1968)
 
 Spouse:
  Corah Ethel Hayes Hamilton (1899 - 1977)
 
 Children:
  Arthur Ronald Hamilton (1918 - 1990)*
  Lloyd Eugene Hamilton (1921 - 1994)*
  Gerald Raymond Hamilton (1932 - 2013)*
 
 Sibling:
  Ernest Raymond Hamilton (1898 - 1990)
  Glennard Edwin Hamilton (1906 - 1953)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
East Lawn Memorial Park
Reno
Washington County
Ohio, USA
 
Created by: Ian Hamilton
Record added: Jul 20, 2009
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Ernest Raymond Hamilton
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Ernest Raymond Hamilton
Added by: Ian Hamilton
 
Ernest Raymond Hamilton
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I wish I would have had the opportunity to meet you, great-great-grandpa. I've heard so many stories about you. You are missed by your family everyday.
- Ian Hamilton
 Added: May. 10, 2012

- WaplesGurley
 Added: Dec. 19, 2010
 
 
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