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Stephen Marshall Hamlin
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Birth: Sep. 7, 1830
Stark County
Ohio, USA
Death: Aug. 26, 1910
Holland
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA

1st Marriage: 01 Jan 1854
Tippecanoe, Marshall, IN
Divorce: May 1861
Allegan, Michigan, USA
two children of this marriage

2nd Marriage: 24 Jan 1864
Allegan, Michigan, USA
four children of this marriage

Stephen's Hamlin Lineage:
Father: James E Hamlin
Grandfather: Stephen Hamlin
1st GGF: Charles L Hamlin
2nd GGF: Stephen Hamlin
3rd GGF: Charles Hamlin
4th GGF: Stephen Hamlin III
5th GGF: Stephen Hamlin II
6th GGF: Stephen Hamlin I

SHORT BIOGRAPHY
Stephen purchased land in Marshall County, IN, adjoining the farm of David A. Shinn. In 1855, Stephen sold his land to David. Stephen moved to Casco Township, Allegan County, MI, where he worked as a carpenter and joiner, and became a fruit farmer. Stephen married first Matilda Hall; they were the parents of two children, and then divorced. Stephen married second Samantha Sears, they were the parents of four children. Stephen served in the Civil War (Company F, 12th Regiment, Michigan Infantry) from September 5, 1864 until he was discharged at Camden, AR, on September 9, 1865. Pension Certificate #476,320. While in the service, he wrote 67 letters home to Samantha: maintainer of this memorial has originals and typewritten transcriptions

OLD ALLEGAN COUNTY RESIDENT DIES
S. M. Hamlin Passes Away at the Home
of His Daughter in Holland
Stephen M. Hamlin was born Sept. 7, 1830, in Stark County, Ohio, and died Aug. 26, 1910, at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Alex Wilson, 300 W. 13th St., Holland, Mich. The early part of his life was spent in Ohio and Indiana. He came to Michigan about 1856 and settled in Casco, Allegan County, where he resided until the spring of 1885, when he moved to Saugatuck Township in the same county, living there until about four years ago, when he came to reside with his son in Cheshire. He enlisted in Company F, 12th Michigan Infantry, and served to the close of the war. In 1863 he was united in marriage to Miss Samantha Sears of Portage County, Ohio. To this union were born four children Jobe H Hamlin and Miss Mettie Hamlin of Cheshire, Mrs. Alex Wilson of Holland, and Seth O. Hamlin of Grand Ledge, all of whom survive him. He had been a great sufferer for a number of years and often during the last weeks of his illness expressed the wish that the end would soon come. In early manhood he united with the M. E. church in Casco. Besides the children, he leaves to mourn his loss four brothers and hosts of other relatives and friends. He was laid to rest beside the remains of his wife, who preceded him nearly two years ago, in the Pilgrim Home Cemetery at Holland.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James E Hamlin (1808 - 1886)
  Matilda A Jones Hamlin (1804 - 1890)
 
 Spouses:
  Matilda A Hall Ice (1838 - ____)
  Samantha Alice Sears Hamlin (1835 - 1908)
 
 Children:
  Mary Ellen Hamlin Latchaw (1855 - 1891)*
  Margaret Frances Hamlin Martin (1862 - 1918)*
  Mettie Linda Hamlin Loudon (1864 - 1940)*
  Job Harry Hamlin (1868 - 1939)*
  Ida Belle Hamlin Wilson (1873 - 1960)*
  Seth Osborne Hamlin (1880 - 1955)*
 
 Siblings:
  Stephen Marshall Hamlin (1830 - 1910)
  Shadrack H Hamlin (1832 - 1916)*
  Jerdon James Hamlin (1835 - 1922)*
  Henry James Hamlin (1837 - 1914)*
  Robinson C Hamlin (1840 - 1843)*
  Alva James Hamlin (1842 - 1865)*
  John B Hamlin (1845 - 1860)*
  Robert Edgar Hamlin (1847 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pilgrim Home Cemetery
Holland
Ottawa County
Michigan, USA
Plot: PH1-KO-54-15
 
Maintained by: Karl Hamlin
Originally Created by: Angie Robinson
Record added: Mar 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49811609
Stephen Marshall Hamlin
Added by: Karl Hamlin
 
Stephen Marshall Hamlin
Added by: Karl Hamlin
 
Stephen Marshall Hamlin
Added by: Mike Serpa
 
 
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Stephen was my great-grandfather
- Karl Hamlin
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014
I would love to add him to our "Pillars of Honor" website to honor civil war veterans. www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~mipoh
- Linda Haney
 Added: Jun. 22, 2012
 
 
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