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Ruth Main Hamilton
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Birth: Apr. 26, 1833, Canada
Death: Jan. 19, 1876
Indianapolis
Marion County
Indiana, USA

Ruth is the daughter of William Main & Mary Polly Sherwood. She was born in L. C. Canada. She married John Newton Hamilton on 7 Mar 1848 in Kent Co, MI. They had 5 children: James William Micajah "McCager" Hamilton, George Washington, Emma Elizabeth (1855-1861), Mary Jane (Hamilton) Sewell, and John Charles (1859-1861) Emma & John died 2 days apart.

Ruth's husband is listed twice below. He is shown buried with her in Finchford Cem., and again in Riverside Cem. w/his 2nd wife Betsy, but no headstone there. I believe his children buried him with their mother, Ruth.

1850 MI Fed Census -Kent Co, Algoma, dtd 17 Oct, pg 228, Fmly 1715/1715
Hamilton, Ruth -18 F -b.CAN

1860 KS Territory -Allen Co, PO: Iola, dtd 9 Jul, Fmly 269/269
Hamilton, Ruth -26 F -b.CAN -Housewife

1870 IA Fed Census -Bremer Co, Jackson Twp, PO: Waverly, dtd 9 Jun, pg 8, Fmly 54/54
Note: Ruth dies Jan 1876.
Hamilton, Ruth -Wife 38 F -b.CAN -Keeping house 
 
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 Parents:
  William Main (1797 - 1868)
  Mary Sherwood Main (1804 - ____)
 
 Spouses:
  John Newton Hamilton (1822 - 1913)*
  John Newton Hamilton (1822 - 1913)*
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Main (____ - 1891)*
  John Main (1826 - 1890)*
  Lucinda Main Graham (1827 - 1872)*
  Ruth Main Hamilton (1833 - 1876)
  Eben Main (1836 - ____)*
  Sarah J. Main Chipman (1838 - 1885)*
  William Henry Main (1840 - 1906)*
  Orrin Sherwood Main (1844 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Finchford Cemetery
Finchford
Black Hawk County
Iowa, USA
 
Maintained by: Doni Wright
Originally Created by: Louis
Record added: Mar 09, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49464010
Ruth <i>Main</i> Hamilton
Added by: Louis
 
Ruth <i>Main</i> Hamilton
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