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 Andrew Morgan Hamilton
Cenotaph

Andrew Morgan Hamilton

Birth
Ohio, USA
Death 17 Aug 1894 (aged 85)
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Cenotaph Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA
Plot P.00.00.057
Memorial ID 89170 · View Source
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Name of "Andrew Morgan" is recorded here as found on the engraved stone. Family says middle name is MORTON, and multiple records say Morton.

The 1880, 1870, and 1850 census states he was born in Ohio. His older children stated he was born in Tennessee. His siblings were from Rutherford County, Tennessee.

The monument photo is by the area that was the Old Pioneer Cemetery. Andrew is actually buried in the Evergreen Cemetery after the cemetery, where the railroad tracks of the Denver and Rio Grand Railroad were being built, had to be moved. All remains were relocated to the Evergreen Cemetery, which was few blocks uphill in Springville.

Son of James Hamilton and Margaret Baker

Married Ella Melissa Wilson, 14 Sep 1830, Edwards County, Illinois

Children - Eli Baxter Hamilton, Zachariah Wilson Hamilton, David Flemmins Hamilton, Lovisa Hamilton, Joseph Carlos Hamilton, James Baker Hamilton, Andrew Brigham Hamilton, Sariah Catharine Hamilton, William Thomas Hamilton, Mary Melissa Hamilton

Married Nancy Hamlet, 5 Dec 1883, St. George, Washington, Utah, later divorced

Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, p. 911, by Frank Ellwood Esshom

"Hamilton, Andrew M. (son of James Baker Hamilton of Ohio). Born in Ohio. Came to Utah 1852, Bryant Jolly company.

Married Ella Wilson, in Tennessee. Their children: Ely, m. Sarah Orton; Zachariah; David, m. Ellen Bennett; Lovisa, m. John Butler, m. Moroni Olney; Joseph, d aged 9; James B., m. Martha Shelton; Brigham, d. aged 46; Catherine, m. Ephraim Van Wagonen; Malissa, m. Moses Reeves; William, d. infant.

Family resided Springville and Richfield, Utah.

Seventy; bishop's counselor at Midway, Utah; Presiding bishop of Juniper, Arizona; missionary. Veteran Walker, Black Hawk and Tintic Indian wars. He was sealed to Joseph Smith's family. Miller and carpenter.

Died at Springville, Utah."

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1852

A biographical source published in 1913 mentions that the Hamilton family traveled in the 1852 Henry Bryant Manning Jolley company. The Hamilton's name is not recorded on either the published or handwritten roster of the Jolley company. It is not mentioned in any journal or narrative written by members of that company. It is possible that they joined the company after it left Kanesville and got left off the roster, but no corroborating contemporary evidence has yet been uncovered.



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  • Maintained by: SMSmith
  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 89170
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Andrew Morgan Hamilton (29 Apr 1809–17 Aug 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 89170, citing Richfield City Cemetery, Richfield, Sevier County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by SMSmith (contributor 46491005) .