Maria C. Hamilton

Birth Name Maria C. Hamilton
Gender female
Age at Death 69 years, 11 months, 3 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth July 10, 1848     1a
Census June 1, 1850 Summerhill Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States 1850 James D Hamilton household 2
General

1850 Federal Census, PA, Cambria Summerhill Twp
Series M432, Roll 761, Page 97
(HeritageQuestOnline.com)

Hamilton James 32 M Carpenter Cape Island
-----, Mary A. 27 F Pa
-----, Joseph 4 M Pa
-----, Maria 2 F Pa
Newkirk, Hiram 27 M Cabinet maker Germany

Residence June 1, 1850 Summerhill Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States in Summerhill Twp for the 1850 Census 2
General

in Summerhill Twp for the 1850 Census

Census June 1, 1860 Wilmore Borough, Summerhill Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States 1860 James D Hamilton household 3
General

1860 Federal Census, PA, Cambria County, Wilmore Boro
Series M653, Roll 1088, Page 582 (HeritageQuestOnline.com)
Line 32, ff.

Hamilton, Jas D., 42, M, Landlord, personal worth $500
Hamilton, Mary A., 37, F
Hamilton, Joseph, 14, M, School
Hamilton, Maria C.,12, F, School
Hamilton, Ann, 3, F

All birthplaces: Pennsylania
Many boarders listed on next page.
Remarks in margin: "Public Boarding House"

Residence June 1, 1860 Wilmore Borough, Summerhill Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States in Wilmore PA for the 1860 Census 3
General

in Wilmore PA for the 1860 Census

Death June 13, 1918 Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States   4 5a
General

Pennsylvania Death Certificate
Maria Edwards
white, female, widowed, housekeeper
died: June 17, 1918, at 1109 18th St, 5th Ward, Altoona
born: July 10, 1848, Pennsylvania
age 69y 11m 1d
father: James D Hamilton, born in Pennsylvania
mother: Mary Ann Crum, born in Pennsylvania
cause: cerebral hemorrhage
Burial: Oak Ridge Cemetery, June 15, 1918
informant: Gertrude Edwards, same address

Burial June 15, 1918 Oak Ridge Cemetery, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, United States Burial of Maria C. Hamilton 6
Event Note

Photocopy of Obituary from "Daily Tribune" of Johnstown, June 14, 1918, pa ge 22,
received from Cambria County Library.
MRS. MARIA EDWARDS
SUCCUMBS IN ALTOONA
------
ALTOONA, June 14. -- Mrs. Maria Edwards, aged 69 years, widow of David
Edwards, died at her residence, 1109 Eighteenth street, on Thursday
night at 10:35 o'clock of a complication of diseases, incident to
advanced years. She was born on July 10, 1848, the daughter of J. D.
Hamilton, of Wilmore, Cambria County. The deceased was married in 1866
to David Edwards, and has resided in this city practically all her life.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church and is survived by the
following sons and daughters: Gertrude, at home; James I., Harry G., and
Louis N., all of this city; William M. and David Mervin, of Johnstown,
and Gilbert N., of Newton Hamilton.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James David HamiltonNovember 10, 1818January 25, 1881
Mother Mary Ann CrumJanuary 31, 1823May 24, 1885
    Brother     Joseph Hamilton April 25, 1846 April 6, 1898
         Maria C. Hamilton July 10, 1848 June 13, 1918
    Sister     Annie D. Hamilton November 30, 1857 June 20, 1916
    Sister     Emma Hamilton August 1865 February 10, 1903

Families

    Family of David H Edwards and Maria C. Hamilton
Married Husband David H Edwards
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage October 21, 1866 Wilmore Borough, Summerhill Township, Cambria County, Pennsylvania, United States   7a
Event Note

Democrat and sentinel. (Ebensburg, Pa.), November 01, 1866, Page 3, Image 3
On the 21st inst, by Rev P Sheeter, Mr David Edwards, formerly of Co C, 19th USR, to Miss Maria Hamilton, all of Wilmore Borough.

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn86071378/1866-11-01/ed-1/seq-3/

  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Child Edwards
Child Edwards
Gertrude EdwardsNovember 1869April 3, 1954
Charles E. EdwardsFebruary 1872November 11, 1902
James Ira EdwardsMarch 18741940
William M. EdwardsAugust 1876
Florence T. EdwardsDecember 1878
Harry G. EdwardsAugust 1881
Mervine D. EdwardsJanuary 1884
Gilbert N. EdwardsAugust 1886
Lewis N. EdwardsNovember 1889

Media

Narrative

On the 1900 Census, Maria said she had 11 children, of whom 9 were alive. In 1910, after the death of her son Charles, she said she had 10 children, of whom 8 were alive. (1900 Census 3WD Altoona, Blair Co, PA Series T623, Roll 1380, Page 129. 1910 Census, 5WD Altoona, Blair Co., PA Series T624, Roll 1316, Page 254)

Pedigree

  1. James David Hamilton
    1. Mary Ann Crum
      1. Joseph Hamilton
      2. Maria C. Hamilton
        1. David H Edwards
          1. Gertrude Edwards
          2. Charles E. Edwards
          3. James Ira Edwards
          4. William M. Edwards
          5. Florence T. Edwards
          6. Harry G. Edwards
          7. Mervine D. Edwards
          8. Gilbert N. Edwards
          9. Lewis N. Edwards
          10. Child Edwards
          11. Child Edwards
      3. Annie D. Hamilton
      4. Emma Hamilton

Source References

  1. Johnstown Daily Tribune
      • Page: June 14, 1918, page 22.
      • Confidence: Very High
      • General:

        Her obituary in the Johnstown Daily Tribune, June 14, 1918, page 22..

  2. 1850 United States Census
  3. 1860 United States Census
  4. Her obituary
  5. Pennsylvania Death Certificates, images, ancestry.com
      • Page: Infant Hamilton, Oct 4, 1910, file number 105210, registered number 7958
  6. findagrave.com
  7. Ebensburg Democrat and sentinel
      • Date: November 1, 1866
      • Page: page 3