James Morris Hamilton

Birth Name James Morris Hamilton
Gender male
Age at Death 41 years, 8 months, 9 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth November 27, 1899 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States   1
Death August 6, 1941 Union Township, Licking County, Ohio, United States   2
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Cleveland Necrology Files at http://dxsrv4.cpl.org
Id#: 0132290
Name: Hamilton, James M.
Date: Aug 9 1941
Source: Source unknown

Notes: Hamilton: James M., beloved husband of Florence, son of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Hamilton, Sr., brother of Louis K., Barrett E., and Charles E ., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1941, residence Larkspur Lane, Chagrin Falls, O. Friends may call at Charles Melbourne & Sons, 12737 Euclid ave., where services will be held Saturday, Aug. 9, at 2 p. m.

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Ohio Death Record File #49860, Place of Death: Union Township, Licking Co., Ohio
Date of Death: Aug 6, 1941
Full Name: James
Morris Hamilton
Residence: R.D. #2, Chagrin Falls, Ohio White, Male, Married
Wife's Name: Florence Hamilton
Occupation: Manager, Box mill, 18 years.
Last worked Aug 5, 1941
Date of Birth: Nov 27, 1899
Age: 41 years, 8 months, 9 days
Birthplace: Pittsburgh, PA
Father: James M. Hamilton, birthplace: Johnstown, PA
Mother: Jane Billup, birthplace: Lewistown, PA
Informant: Clark S. Walter, 4499? E. 126th St., Cleveland
Burial, Cremation or Removal: Cleveland, Ohio, Aug 9, 1941
Funeral Firm: Emerson Mortuary
Buried by: Charles Melbourne and Sons, Euclid Ave., Cleveland
Time of Death: 3:25 AM
Cause of Death: Fracture of skull, shock, hemorahage
Contributory Causes: auto accident

"If death was due to external cause (violence) fill in all the following:"
Accident, 8/6/1941. US 40 2 1/2 mi w of ..... Auto Collision
Was disease or injury related to occupation of deceased: Yes
If so, specify: [blank]
Physician's signature unreadable

Census June 1, 1900 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 159 38th Street 3
General

1900 Federal Census, Pennsylvania, Allegheny Co., 15th Ward of
Pittsburgh.
Series T623, Roll 1360, page 118

Renting at 159 38th St.

Hamilton, James M., Jan 1872, 28, M3, PA PA PA, Machinist
----------, Jennie, June 1874, 25, 2 children 2 alive, PA ENG ENG
---------, Louis K., Nov 1897, 2, PA PA PA
---------, James M., Nov 1899, 2/12, PA PA PA

Residence June 1, 1900 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 159 38th St 3
General

living at 159 38th St (Lawrenceville) for the 1900 Census

Census April 15, 1910 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 159 38th Street 4
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 April 15, 1910 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 159 38th St 4
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living at 159 38th St at the time of the 1910 Census

Draft Registration September 12, 1918 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States draft registration 1
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World War I Draft Registration
September 12, 1918

James Morris Hamilton, Junior
278 Main St., Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co, PA
Nov 27, 1899, age 18
Brown hair, brown eyes, slender build, medium height
Present Employment: Tracer, engineering department, Happenstall Forge and Knife,
47th and Field, Pittsburgh [all address is ??, faded]
Nearest Rel: Mrs J. M. Hamilton, mother, same address
No missing limbs, etc.

"United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K6KJ-6W3 : accessed 13 Feb 2014), James Morris Hamilton, 1917-1918; citing Pittsburgh City no 7, Pennsylvania, United States, NARA microfilm publication M1509, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d); FHL microfilm 001908357.

Residence September 12, 1918 Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States 278? Main St 1
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 5
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 1926 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 2200 Prospect 6a
Event Note

1926 Cleveland City Directory
James M Hamilton, representative River Raisin Paper Company, r 2200 Prospect Avenue

Residence 1927 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 845 Eddy Road 6b
Event Note

1927 Cleveland City Directory
James M Hamilton, manager, River Raisin Paper Co, home 845 Eddy Road

1928 Cleveland City Directory - missing pages

Residence from 1929 to 1930 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1374 East 141st 6c
Event Note

1929 Cleveland City Directory
Henry N Hamilton stereo home 1374 East 141st (EC)
James M (Florence B) Hamilton, sales representative, River Raisin Paper Co, r 1374 East 141st (EC)

1930 Cleveland City Directory
Henry N Hamilton stereo home 1374 East 141st (EC)
James M (Florence B) Hamilton, sales representative, River Raisin Paper Co, r 1374 East 141st (EC)

Census April 1, 1930 East Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States 1374 East 141st 7a
General

1930 Federal Census, Ohio, Cuyahoga Co., East Cleveland,
Series T626, Roll 1785, ED 18-601, Sheet 14B. ancestry.com image 0227.

Owned a house at 1374 East 141st Street, East Cleveland,
House was worth $13,500. owned a radio.

Hamilton, Henry N., Head, 48, Wd, PA, PA, PA
--------, James M., Nephew, 30, M, PA, PA, NJ, age when married: 27
------ Florence B., Niece, 25, M, OH, OH, NEBRASKA, age married: 22

Occupations:
Harry: stereotyper, newspaper
James M.: salesman, paper company
Florence: stenographer, paper company

Census April 1, 1940 Russell Township, Athens County, Ohio, United States on Hemlock Point Road 8a
General

1940 Census Russell Township, Geauga County, Ohio
ED 28-19, sheet 10B, family 233
owns the house worth $15,000 on Hemlock Point Road

James M Hamilton, 40, 4yrs high school, born in Pennsylvania, salesman, paper company, made over $5000 last year
Florence B Hamilton, 35, 4yrs high school, born in Ohio, no occupation

Both were living in Cleveland in 1935. James provided the information.
Indexed at familysearch.org as James W Hamilton

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KWXF-JCB : accessed 14 Feb 2014), James W Hamilton, Russell Township, Geauga, Ohio, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 28-19, sheet 10B, family 233, NARA digital publication of T627, roll 3073.

Occupation April 1, 1940 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States salesman, paper company 8a
General

working as a salesman for a paper company at the time of the 1940 census

Burial August 9, 1941 Hickory Grove Cemetery, Hancock County, Ohio, United States Burial of James Morris Hamilton 9a
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James Morris Hamilton
Birth: Nov. 27, 1899
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 1941, Licking County, Ohio, USA

Family links:
Parents:
James M Hamilton (____ - 1956)
Jane A Hamilton (____ - 1953)
Spouse:
Florence H Hughes (1904 - 1978)*
http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=98904369

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
         James Morris Hamilton November 27, 1899 August 6, 1941
    Brother     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 James Morris Hamilton and Florence Hunter

Married Wife Florence Hunter ( b. September 14, 1904 d. November 23, 1978 )
   
Event Date Place Description Sources
Marriage March 16, 1927 Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States   10
General

Marriage Record
James M Hamilton, 27, residing at 2200 Prospect Av, born in Pittsburg, Pa. occupation: sales rep. father: Jas M Hamilton. mother: Jane N Billups
Florence B Hunter, 22, residing at 1027 E. 125th St, born in Carey, O., occupation: stenographer. father: Jas E. Hunter. mother: Effie G Moore.

neither previously married
License issued Mar 14, 1927
Married Mar 16, 1927, by Louis C Wright, Prospect & 55th

Cuyahoga County Archive; Cleveland, Ohio; Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records, 1810-1973; Volume: Vol 147-148; Page: 202; Year Range: 1926 Oct - 1927 May. at ancestry.com

Source References

  1. World War I Draft Registration Cards
  2. Ohio, Deaths, 1908-1953, familysearch
  3. 1900 United States Federal Census
  4. 1910 United States Federal Census
  5. 1920 United States Census
  6. City Directories
      • Page: Cleveland, 1926
      • Page: Cleveland, 1927
      • Page: Cleveland, 1929, 1930
  7. 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 .

  8. 1940 United States Census
      • Page: Pittsburgh, (ED) 69-362, sheet 6B, line 53, family 103
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch (https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:KQWZ-SPD : 7 January 2021), Louis K Hamilton, Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 69-362, sheet 6B, line 53, family 103, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 3662.

  9. findagrave.com
      • General:

        accessed Oct 2009.

  10. Cuyahoga County, Ohio, Marriage Records and Indexes, ancestry.com