Hamilton, Thomas J.
The following data is extracted from History of Daviess County, Missouri -Jamesport Township, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies.
Was born in Murray county, Tennessee, March 3, 1812. His parents were Thomas H. and Holly (Tucker) Hamilton, natives of Virginia. Our subject came to Missouri in 1833, spent the first year in Lexington, and then,
after living in Ray county one year, located on his present place in this -county where he has lived continuously ever since, engaged in farming.
Mr. Hamilton was married in Ray county, Missouri, November 12, 1835, to Miss Mary, daughter of Joshua and Sarah Butcher. The issue of this marriage was ten children: Thomas B., William P., Jeff. E., Mary L. (now Mrs. McClure), Caroline T. (now Mrs. J. M. Dickey), James T., John W., Elisha O., George H., and Francis A.
Mrs. Hamilton died February 8, 1881, deeply mourned by a large circle .of relatives and friends by whom she was greatly loved and esteemed. Mr. Hamilton is Republican in politics, and is an honorable, upright gentle-man, and one who ranks high in the community in which he lives.
Source: History of Daviess County, Missouri -Jamesport Township, Daviess County, Missouri, Biographies