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Capt John J. Hamilton

Capt John J. Hamilton

Birth
Switzerland County, Indiana, USA
Death 31 Dec 1905 (aged 78)
Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
Burial Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA
Plot SC, East ½, Lot 23, Plat J
Memorial ID 101368664 · View Source
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Boat captain
Son of James Hamilton and Sarah (Sally) Malcomson
Married Eliza Ann Hall 18 Nov 1852, Switzerland Co., IN

Note: Cemetery records show a burial date of 30 Dec 1905

No local death certificate located
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The Cincinnati Enquirier
3 Jan 1906
Wednesday

The flag on the Louisville and Cincinnati steamer City of Cincinnati was at half mast in honor of Captain John J. Hamilton, aged 78, who died at Madison, Ind., January 1. He was formerly connected with the Louisville Mail Line.
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Brooksburg Sun
4 Jan 1906

As the year of 1905 closed, the death of the venerable Capt. John J. Hamilton occurred at his home in Madison. He was a good steamboatman and a well-liked gentleman, and he will be sadly missed by a large circle of friends.


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  • Created by: Karen Phillips
  • Added: 27 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101368664
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Capt John J. Hamilton (11 Jul 1827–31 Dec 1905), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101368664, citing Springdale Cemetery, Madison, Jefferson County, Indiana, USA ; Maintained by Karen Phillips (contributor 46884884) .