Barrett Earl Hamilton

Birth Name Barrett Earl Hamilton
Gender male
Age at Death 64 years, 10 months, 1 day

Narrative

not in buffalo in 1957

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 3, 1901 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States   1
Census April 15, 1910 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 159 38th Street 2
General

1910 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., 6th Ward of
Pittsburgh.
Series T624, Roll 1301, page 178, Enum. Dist 304 or 354, Sheet 17A.

At 159 38th St.

Hamilton, James M., 37, M1, 13yrs, machinist, steel works, 4 wks unemployed
---, Jennie A., 35, M1, 13, four children, four alive
Said her birthplace was Pennsylvania.
---, Louis K., 12, S
---, James M. Jr, 10, S
---, Barrett E. , 8, S
---, Charles El., 6, S All four children in school.

Residence September 12, 1918 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 278? Main St 3
General

278 Main Street was the address on Louis K and James M's WWI Draft Registration. Both listed their mother at the same address as their contact person.

Census January 1, 1920 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 270 Main Street 4
General

1920 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., 9th Ward of Pittsburgh. Enum. Dist 460, Sheet 9A.
January 13, 1920
at 270 Main St.

Hamilton, James M., 47, born in Pa, parents also, machinist, pipe shop
-------, Jenny, 43, born in Pa, parents in England
------, Louis, 22, S, clerk, pipe shop
---------, James, 20, S, draughtsman, forge and knife company
-------, Barrett, 18, S, monotyper, print shop, had not attended school since Sept 1, 1919
---, Chas. Elmer, 16, S, no occupation, had not attended school since Sept 1, 1919
Weaver, Elizabeth, 16, Roomer, born in PA, father in Switzerland., mother in England., worked in a candy factory, had not attended school since Sept 1, 1919

All Hamilton children were born in Pa.

"United States Census, 1920," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MFBQ-QBG : accessed 13 Feb 2014), James Hamilton in household of James Hamilton, Pittsburgh Ward 9, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet , family 180, NARA microfilm publication T625, FHL microfilm 1821520.

Residence (Husband) 1924 Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States 2434 Lakeview Avenue 5a
Event Note

1925 Dayton City Directory, page 594, image 313
Barrett E Hamilton printer home 2434 Lakeview Avenue (Theresa)

Barrett was not in the 1924 Dayton City Directory

Residence (Husband) 1925 Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States 2434 Lakeview Avenue 5b
Event Note

1926 Dayton City Directory, page 603, image 312
Barrett E Hamilton printer home 2434 Lakeview Avenue (Theresa)

Residence (Husband) 1926 Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, United States 203 Alberta 5c
General

1927 Dayton City Directory
Barrett Hamilton printer h 203 Alberta (Theresa)

Barrett was not in the 1928 Dayton City Directory

Census April 1, 1930 Clearfield Borough, Pennsylvania, United States 420 West Locust St 6a
General

1930 Census, Clearfield Borough, Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, Enum Dist 17-15, Sheet 1A
Microfilm Series T626, Roll 2017
April 4, 1930

Renting at 420 West Locust St.($40/mo), does not own a radio.

Barrett Hamilton, 32, 1st married at 22, born in Pennsylvania, parents also, printer, stationery factory, veteran of WWI
Theresa Hamilton, 29, 1st married at 19, born in Pennsylvania, parents also
Dorothy A Hamilton, 8 born in Pennsylvania, parents also
Betty J Hamilton, 6 born in Ohio, parents in Pennsylvania
Ruth E Hamilton, 3 born in Ohio, parents in Pennsylvania

https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHDM-TDQ

Residence 1933 Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States 110 Trinity Place 5c
General

1933 Buffalo City Directory
Hamilton Barret E (Theresa) monotype opr Whitney Graham Co h 110 Trinity pl

Residence February 1935 Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States 20 Emerson Place  
Event Note

1935 envelope, postmarked February 8, 1935, Buffalo, NY.
from B E Hamilton, 20 Emerson Place, Buffalo
to Mr Chas E Hamilton, 847 Highland St North, St Petersburg, Florida
in possession of a descendant

Residence (Head) 1935 Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States 633 Linden Ave 7a
General

1935 Buffalo City Directory, page 567, image 286 at ancestry.com
Barrett E (Theresa) Hamilton, mono operator Whitney-Graham Co, house 633 Linden Ave

Residence from 1938 to 1939 Etna Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 102 Seel Street 5c
General

1938 and 1939 Pittsburgh Directories
Barrett Earle was working as a monotype operator for Graphic Colortype Corp and living with his parents at 102 Seel St., Etna.
I don't think the 1940 to 1943 Pittsburgh Directories included Etna. At any rate, I didn't find James in those years.

Census (Head) April 1, 1940 Wilkinsburg Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States at 604 South Ave 8a
General

1940 Census Ward 2, Wilkinsburg, Wilkinsburg Borough, Allegheny, Pennsylvania
ED 2-613, sheet 3B, family 83
April 20, 1940
at 604 South Ave
[Indexed as Hamston at ancestry.com]

B Earl Hamilton, 42, 4 years college, born in PA, occupation: "printer, stationery" was crossed out and replaced by "aviator, airlines". His income for the previous year was not recorded. He worked 40 hours the previous week.
Henrietta I Hamilton, 28, 1 year high school, born in NY

Both were living in Buffalo, Erie County, NY in 1935.

Barrett was listed on a line requiring supplemental information at the bottom of the page. That said that his father was born in Pennsylvania and his mother in New Jersey. Also that Barrett was a veteran of WWI.

The census shows that Henrietta provided the information.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KQ4P-1L8 : accessed 13 Feb 2014), B Earl Hamilton, Ward 2, Wilkinsburg, Wilkinsburg Borough, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 2-613, sheet 3B, family 83, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3421.

Draft Registration February 16, 1942 Wilkinsburg Borough, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 820 Wood St 9a
Event Note

WWII Draft Registration
February 16, 1942
Board 7 Allegheny Co, 820 Wood St, Wilkinsburg
overstamped 708 Wood St

Barrett Earle Hamilton
residence 609 South Ave, Wilkinsburg, Allegheny County, PA
age 41, born November 3, 1901, in Pittsburgh
phone: Pe 4161
contact: Mrs Henrietta Hamilton, same address
employer: Miller Printing Machinery Co, Reedsdale St, Pittsburgh
5'7" 140 lbs, brown hair and eyes, light complexion
no obvious physical characteristics that will aid in identification
signed B Earle Hamilton

He is not in the 1943, 1944, or 1945 Pittsburgh City Directory

Census (Head) April 10, 1950 Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States 338 East North St 10a
Event Note

1950 Census, Buffalo, Erie County, New York, ED 65-357
April 10, 1950
at 338 East North St

B Earle Hamilton, 48, born in Pennsylvania, worked 44 hours last week, printer, advertising, printing J..?
Henrietta J Hamilton, 37, born in New York, home
Baretta E Hamilton, 8, born in Pennsylvania

Residence from 1946 to 1956 Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States 338 E North 5d
General

He is not in the 1943, 1944, or 1945 Pittsburgh City Directory
There are no Buffalo City Directories at ancestry.com for 1943, 1944, or 1945.

1946 Buffalo City Directory, street cross reference:
338 E North Barrett E Hamilton

1948, 1950, 1953, 1955, 1956 Buffalo City Directory
Hamilton Barrett E (Henrietta I) prntr h 338 E North

He is not in the 1957 Buffalo Directory but Henrietta is, on her own.
1958 and 1959 Buffalo City Directories are not complete at ancestry.com

He is not in the 1960 Cleveland Directory, although his obituary says he had been working for the Plain Dealer for 8 years before he died.

Residence from 1958 to 1966 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 3305 Clinton Ave, N.W. 11a
Event Note

Barrett "had worked as a Monotype caster operator at the Plain Dealer for eight years" according to the news article in the Plain Dealer that reported his death.

He is not in the 1960 Cleveland Directory, although his obituary says he had been working for the Plain Dealer for 8 years before he died. Other Cleveland directories for that time period are not complete at ancestry.com

Residence 1966 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 3305 Clinton Ave 11a
General

Barrett was living at 3305 Clinton Ave, Cleveland at the time of his death, according to the newspaper article about his death.

He is not in the 1960 Cleveland Directory. that is the latest at ancestry.com. 1955 to 1959 Cleveland Directories are incomplete - no H's.

Death September 4, 1966 Buffalo, Erie County, New York, United States   1a 12 13a
Event Note

Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
Name: Barrett Hamilton
Social Security Number: 192-10-2182
Birth Date: 3 Nov 1901
Issue Year: Before 1951
Issue State: Pennsylvania
Death Date: Sep 1966

Event Note

New York State, U.S., Death Index, 1957-1970
Name: Earle Hamilton
Gender: Male
Age: 64
Birth Date: abt 1902
Residence Place: New York, USA
Death Date: 4 Sep 1966
Death Place: New York, USA
Certificate Number: 68109

Event Note

Ohio. Division of Vital Statistics. Death Certificates and Index - at ancestry.com
Barrett E Hamilton, white, male, married
Residence: Cleveland, Ohio
Death Date: 4 Sep 1966
Hospital of Death: Public - Other
Age at Death: 64
Certifier: Coroner
Autopsy: Yes, not used for certification
Marital status: Married

Event Note

Cleveland Plain Dealer
September 5, 1966, pages 1 and 8
Auto Mishaps Kill 4 from Cleveland Area
Three Clevelanders and a Geauga County man were killed in traffic accidents Saturday night and yesterday. They included a Plain Dealer employee and a 5 year old East Side boy ...

The dead:
Carl Earl Hamilton, 57, of 3305 Clinton Avenue, NW, who worked for The Plain Dealer. ...

Hamilton was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident in Buffalo, N.Y, yesterday morning, police said.
His daughter, Mrs Baretta Stanton, 25, of Buffalo, whom he was visiting, was driving when the car skidded on a rain-slick street and crashed into a utility pole.
Mrs Stanton was in critical condition in Kenmore Mercy Hospital with broken legs, a broken pelvis and broken facial bones. Another passenger, Dale Smith, 21, of Buffalo, was in fair condition.
Hamilton, a member of Local 53, Cleveland Typographical Union, had worked as a Monotype caster operator at the Plain Dealer for eight years.

Event Note

The Kingston Daily Freeman
Kingston, New York
Friday, September 09, 1966
pg 2

BUFFALO, NY. (AP) — A 25-year old woman died Thursday night in Kenmore Mercy Hospital of injuries suffered in a traffic accident that killed her father. She was Mrs. Baretta Stanton of Buffalo. Her father. Earl Hamilton, 61, of Cleveland. Ohio, lost his life Sunday when an automobile in which he was riding struck a utility pole on a Buffalo street. Mrs. Stanton lived at 145 Potomac Ave. Hamilton’s home was at 3305 Clinton Ave.

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father James Morris HamiltonJanuary 13, 1872August 18, 1956
Mother Jane Anne BillupsJune 15, 1874October 4, 1953
    Brother     Louis Kiel Hamilton November 18, 1897 July 22, 1976
    Brother     James Morris Hamilton November 27, 1899 August 6, 1941
         Barrett Earl Hamilton November 3, 1901 September 4, 1966
    Brother     Charles Elmer Hamilton December 29, 1903 January 28, 1985
    Sister     Daughter Hamilton October 4, 1910 October 4, 1910
    Sister     Daughter Hamilton October 4, 1910 October 4, 1910

Families

Family of Barrett Earl Hamilton and Theresa E Pilar

Married Wife Theresa E Pilar ( b. January 29, 1901 d. February 2, 1955 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage about 1920     14
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Dorothy Ada HamiltonMarch 22, 1922April 24, 2010
Betty Jane HamiltonJuly 30, 1924December 26, 2017
Ruth E HamiltonOctober 19, 1926October 2014

Family of Barrett Earl Hamilton and Henrietta Iradell Moritz

Married Wife Henrietta Iradell Moritz ( b. January 6, 1912 d. May 18, 1995 )
  Children
Name Birth Date Death Date
Baretta E Hamilton1941September 8, 1966

Source References

  1. Social Security Death Index
      • General:

        Social Security Death Index and copy of obituary.

  2. 1910 United States Federal Census
  3. World War I Draft Registration Cards
  4. 1920 United States Census
  5. City Directories
      • Page: 1925 Dayton City Directory, page 594, image 313
      • Page: 1926 Dayton City Directory, page 603, image 312
      • Page: 1927 Dayton City Directory, page 630, image 322
      • Page: 1946 to 1956 Buffalo Directories
  6. National Archives and Records Administration: 1930 United States Census
      • Page: Pittsburgh, ED 0224, family 274
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XCCD-7YJ : accessed 14 Feb 2014), Louis K Hamilton, Pittsburgh (Districts 1-250), Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 0224, sheet , family 274, NARA microfilm publication .

  7. Buffalo City Directories
      • Page: 1935 Buffalo City Directory, page 567, image 286
  8. 1940 United States Census
      • Page: B Earl Hamilton, Ward 2, Wilkinsburg, Wilkinsburg Borough, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, (ED) 2-613, sheet 3B, family 83,
  9. World War II Draft Registration Cards
      • Page: Board 7 Allegheny Co, 820 Wood St, Wilkinsburg, overstamped 708 Wood St
      • Citation:

        https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/9222551:2238

  10. 1950 United States Federal Census
      • Page: Buffalo, Erie County, New York, ED 65-357
      • Citation:

        https://www.ancestry.com/discoveryui-content/view/290807703:62308?_phsrc=tFw67&_phstart=successSource&gsfn=Barrett+earl&gsln=hamilton&ml_rpos=1&queryId=51d621be932ecc901385f7913f65757b

  11. Cleveland Plain Dealer
      • Page: September 5, 1966, pages 1 and 8, news article
  12. Ohio, Death Index
  13. New York State Death Index
      • Page: 4 Sep 1966, Earle Hamilton, cert # 68109
      • Source Note:

        https://search.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/sse.dll?dbid=61668&h=594052&indiv=try&o_vc=Record:OtherRecord&rhSource=60901

  14. 1930 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Clearfield Co., Clearfield Borough Microfilm Series T626, Roll 2017, Enum Dist 17-15, Sheet 1A.