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Hamilton PELTON

Male 1824 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Hamilton PELTON 
    Born 24 Dec 1824  Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Reference Number 4307 
    _UID 880D862A2B034A208FE6065E9515630FD206 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4305  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 

    Father Samuel PELTON,   b. 1789, Grand Isle Co., VT Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1821, Blenheim, Oxford, ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Mother Rhoda ROUSE,   b. 27 Aug 1796,   d. 30 Jan 1868  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 1812  Can Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Reference Number:33395
    Family ID F1111  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Hannah MARTIN 
    Children 
     1. Joshua PELTON,   b. 19 Nov 1849, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. John PELTON,   b. 29 Dec 1850, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Charles PELTON,   b. 7 Feb 1853, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Amanda PELTON,   b. 28 Jun 1855, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Benson PELTON,   b. 1 Jan 1857, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Mary PELTON,   b. 27 Aug 1859, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Anna PELTON,   b. 22 Jun 1861, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Samuel PELTON,   b. 24 Sep 1865, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. George PELTON,   b. 7 Aug 1869, Brant Co., ON, Can Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 3 Apr 2017 
    Family ID F1980  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Notes 
    • Hamilton Pelton, the youngest of his fathers's seven children, was rais ed by his stepfather until eighteen years of age, when he began life for h imself. When he reached his majority he obtained $50 of his brother o ut of his father's estate, and having saved $150, he put the two sums toge ther, and with them started for the State of Illinois, walking the enti re distance, 550 miles. Arriving on the Kankakee River, he gave $1 00 to a "squatter" for eighty acres of land, thirty acres being broken a nd fenced, and supplied with a log house and barn. He afterwards so ld it to the former owner at a small profit, and returning to Canada, purc hased his first farm, in Burford Township. He then bought 50 acres in Blei nheim on the Government Road, 50 near it in Burford, which he cleared, a nd lastly, he purchased his present place. He now owns 440 acres of farm l and, a foundry, and nearly an acre of land attached, at Bishopgate, a nd a lot and ashery at Kelvin.

      From the History of Brant County Pages 589-90