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Hamilton, Elizabeth H.

Born: 1797-XX-XX Jefferson County, Tennessee

Died: 1880-XX-XX

Flourished: Macoupin County, Illinois

Alternate name: Blackburn

Elizabeth H. Hamilton was the daughter of Gideon Blackburn. Born in Dandridge, Tennessee, Elizabeth Blackburn was the first daughter and second child born to Gideon and Grizzelle Blackburn. In April 1816, Elizabeth married the John T. Hamilton, who, like his father-in-law, was a minister in the Presbyterian Church. From 1824 to 1828, John and Elizabeth lived in New Albany, Indiana, where John pastored the First Presbyterian Church. Elizabeth eventually joined her family in Macoupin County, Illinois, where in 1834 she was a member of Spring Cove Presbyterian Church. In 1850, she was living in Carlinville, Illinois, in the household of William Weer, Jr., and owned real property valued at $2,000.

The Blackburn Family of Washington County,, accessed 2 February 2022; Tennessee, U.S., Marriage Records, 1780-2002, 15 April 1816, Williamson County (Lehi, UT: Operations, 2008); History of the Ohio Falls Cities and Their Counties (Cleveland: L. A. Williams, 1882), 2:194; A. T. Norton, History of the Presbyterian Church, in the State of Illinois (St. Louis: W. S. Bryan, 1879), 1:206; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Carlinville, Macoupin County, IL, 179.