|Death: ||Sep. 30, 1840|
Born in Clarksville, Georgia, in about 1816. His parents, William and Nancy (Hallums) Hamilton, had the following children: Ann, Louisa, Mary, Elizabeth, Martha and Elias E. Hamilton.Elias left Clarksville, Georgia in the fall of 1855.
Shortly after having arrived in Texas, Elias E. Hamilton enlisted in the company recruited in Nacogdoches by Captain Thomas J. Rusk and left with that organization for Bexar, then under siege. He was a member of Captain Hayden Arnold's "Nacogdoches Company" at San Jacinto.
Mr. Hamilton was never married. He was killed by his horse falling on him in Douglass, Nacogdoches County, September 30, 1840. He was buried beside his father, William Hamilton, and his sister, Mrs. Louisa Burnett, in the old Mexican cemetery, located near the Indian Mounds, southwest of where the old Mexican bull pen stood. The Cemetery has been relocated to Oak Grove Cemetery in Nacogdoches.
William Hamilton (____ - 1837)
Nancy Leora Hallum Hamilton (1781 - 1864)
Elizabeth Hamilton Hamilton (1810 - 1878)*
Elias E. Hamilton (1816 - 1840)
William Archibald Hamilton (1839 - 1913)**
Oak Grove Cemetery
Plot: Section AB 8
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: MB
Record added: Mar 18, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7271305