Catherine <I>Hamilton</I> Alston


Catherine Hamilton Alston

Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
Death 18 Nov 1877 (aged 90)
Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, USA
Burial Abbeville, Abbeville County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 33710723 View Source
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Catherine was the daughter of Maj. Andrew Calhoun Hamilton and Jane McGill.

She married Maj. James Alston in 1820, Abbeville Co, SC.

One child would be born to this union:
Jane Catherine Alston

After the death of James, she would remove to Richmond City, Henrico County, Virginia where her daughter, Jane & husband, Col. Henry Coulter Cabell were living.

At her death, she was returned to Abbeville County, SC and was interred along side her husband in Upper Long Cane Cemetery.

Catherine was 90-years of age.

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Wife of Major James Alston and daughter of Major Andrew and Jane Hamilton. She was high-born, high-bred, accomplished and refined with a majestic presence and polished manners - a fine type of the old school of Carolina ladies.


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