Biography of G. A. Hamilton (1841- )
History of Lincoln County, Missouri (Chicago: Goodspeed Publishing Co., 1888) page 547.
G. A. HAMILTON, farmer, stockman, and a native of Lincoln County, Mo., was born in 1841, and is a son of Wilson and Catherine (KRING) HAMILTON, who were born in Virginia, and were there reared and married. They came to Lincoln County, Mo., in 1831, and settled in the woods near Troy. They improved a good farm, and there the father died in 1843, and the mother in 1864. They were Presbyterians, and the parents of ten children. G. A. HAMILTON is the ninth child, and was educated in the county schools. At the age of twenty-one years he began farming for himself and in 1867 was married to Virginia HICKS, a daughter of Milton L. and Paulina V. LOVELL. She was born in Lincoln County and is the mother of four children: Alla, Effie, Dona and Milton. Mr. and Mrs. HAMILTON own a good farm of 420 acres about four miles from Troy, and are honest, upright citizens. He supports the principles of the Democratic Party, and cast his first presidential vote for SEYMOUR in 1868. His wife belongs to the Methodist Episcopal Church South, and his eldest daughter is a member of the Presbyterian Church.
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