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Eleazer 'Dent' Blackburn Hamilton 

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Eleazer Hamilton Jr
10/10/1793 - 11/5/1871

Emily Perry
5/29/1807 - 7/31/1895
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Eleazer 'Dent' Blackburn Hamilton
1829 - 1862
Eleazer 'Dent' Blackburn Hamilton was born about 1829 in Davison Co., Tennessee and died about 1862 in Camp Butler, Illinois. Dates for birth and death are estimated. He lived to be about 33 years old.

He was a private in the CSA Co.D, 30 Tennessee Infantry also in the CSA Co.H. 55th Infantry and taken prisoner during his first battle at Ft. Donelson located at Dover, Tennessee. It was said that when the Federals attacked, his company broke and ran, being outnumbered; and that only he and his captain stood their ground.He was then sent to Camp Butler also known as Camp Chase in Illinois. While a prisoner, he became ill with tuberculosis and died. It is believed that his wife, Sarah, was allowed to visit him during his illness. Burial in Butler National Cem. in Springfeld, IL (donated by Janet Tandy)

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Census1/1/1850 District 4 TN (Davidson County) 21 yrs old 
family #428,E. Hamilton (age 56)farmer;Emily (age43);Julian F. (age 22)Wagon maker; E Eleaz. B. (age 21)wagon maker;Tha.H.(age19)farmer;Mary(age17);Eliz.T.(age15);Alex B.(age13);Tho.P.(age11);H.C.(age9);David(age7);Todd F.(age5).States all born in TN. Value of real estate is $4,000. 
Census7/6/1860 District 16 (near Nashville) TN (Davidson County) 31 yrs old 
Recorded as family #383: Eleazer Hamilton (age 33), Sarah (age 26), Emma J. (age 6), Maud M. (age 4), Thadious (age 3), Eleazer (age 1 month). Eleazor is a wagon maker and estimates the value of his estate to be $6, 000. All were born in Tennessee. His parents and siblings are recorded as the next family. 
Military1/1/1861 TN  32 yrs old 
E.B. Hamilton is listed as a Private CSA Company D,30th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry.  

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1 1830 The first railroad is constructed between Liverpool and Manchester, England
10 1839 Goodyear invents vulcanized rubber, opening the door for tires and other rubber products.
15 1844 The first telegraph message is sent by Morse, who later invents the Mores Code
24 1853 The process of creating steel is invented by Besermer in Britain and Kelly in the U.S.
27 1856 The first Neanderthal fossils are found near Germany
30 1859 Charles Darwin publishes "Origin of Species" and begins the evolution theory.
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5 1834 July 9 - The S.S. John Randolph, the first successful iron steamship, is launched in Savannah
32 1861 NEWS HEADLINES: American Civil war begins at Ft. Sumter, located in Charleston Harbor, VA.
33 1862 NEWS HEADLINES: May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
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1 1830 Indian Removal Act signed and the moving of eastern Indians west of the Mississippi begins.
6 1835 Second Seminole Indian War begins.
8 1837 The trickery used to capture Seminole Indian Chief Osceola (Assi Yohola) creates a public uproar and U.S. General Jesup is publicly condemned.
11 1840 Oregon Trail is established
13 1842 Second Seminole Indian War ends and thousands of Seminole Indians are forced to move west of the Mississippi.
26 1855 Third Seminole Indian War begins. It ends three years later when Chief Billy Bowlegs and his band are forced to move from Florida.
31 1860 Presidential election puts Abraham Lincoln in office. The campaign has heated the issues regarding slavery in the south.
33 1862 May 20, 1862 the US government passes the Homestead Act to provide cheap land for settlement of lower Southeast and West.
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4 1833 Santa Anna is elected President of Mexico
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Sarah Buchner
Born on April 6, 1834 and died about 1903.
They were married 9/7/1853.

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The Children of Eleazer 'Dent' Blackburn Hamilton

Emma Jane Hamilton
Born in Davidson, Tennessee on June 27, 1854 and died in Paducah (McCracken), Kentucky on April 29, 1936. She was 81 years old.

Believed to have married William Norris Billington (b 12/27/1842 in Ballard, KY) on 10/5/1879 in Lovelaceville, KY....
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Maud M. Hamilton
Born somewhere in Tennessee on August 8, 1855 and died in an unknown location on April 7, 1939. She was 83 years old.

She married Charles S. Jackson (1856 -1922). Children: Otie,Rosa, Clyde,Mannie, Sarah....
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Thaddeus Buckner Hamilton
Born in Davison Co., Kentucky on March 17, 1857 and died in Lovelaceville, Kentucky on October 31, 1925. He was 68 years old.

Children: Maud "Mimi" I. (1883-1/3/1884), Fred (1886 - 12/27/1887), Cordelia "Cordie" (1890-8/29/1891), Eric Blackburn (3/16/1894 - 9/25/1955),John Noble (1896 -9/27/1885), & Thaddeus Baker (1898 -9/...
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Eleazar P. Hamilton
Born somewhere in Tennessee on June 1, 1861 and died in an unknown location about 1894. He was about 32 years old.

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Alexander L. Hamilton
Born somewhere in Tennessee on December 5, 1861 and died somewhere in Kentucky on July 27, 1931. He was 69 years old.

He married Rosa May Young....
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