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FIRST GENERATION

1. PEGGY HAMILTON "was a full blood Choctaw Indian" states her son in a deposition

dated 18 Oct 1902. Several other depositions from various people state the same. She

was born in Georgia and was a slave, owned by WILLIAM EDWARDS, originally of

Georgia, later moved entire estate (including PEGGY HAMILTON to the Ocala, FL

area. Her last known address was Elmwood, FL and she is supposedly buried on the

EDWARDS estate in Ocala, FL.

Not known if she was married. The only child we have documented is:

+2 i. RICHARD E. HAMILTON

SECOND GENERATION

2. RICHARD HAMILTON was born 26 July 1840 in Savannah, GA. He died

26 June 1943, according to an obituary in The Key West Citizen, in New Mexico.

He was married to HANNAH MOORE, (born 1841?) in Pine Level, FL. They had

the following children:

3. i. THOMAS HAMILTON, b. 1868 in Pine Level, FL

4. ii. WILLIAM E. HAMILTON, b. 1870 in Pine Level, FL

5. iii. GEORGE S. HAMILTON, b. 1872 in Pine Level, FL

6. iv. JANE (JULIA) HAMILTON, b. 1874 in Pine Level, FL

7. v. BENJAMIN L. HAMILTON, b. 1876 in Pine Level, FL

8. vi. WALTER JOSEPH VALENTINE HAMILTON, b. Oct 1880

(it is not clear if he was the son of Hannah or Richard’s second wife)

RICHARD HAMILTON was next married to MARY APPOLONIA WEEKS, daughter

of JOHN WEEKS AND ?, born July 1862?. Richard and Mary’s children were:

9. i. EUGENE JOSEPH HAMILTON, b. 9 Oct 1883 in Chatham Bend, FL

10. ii. LEON J. HAMILTON, b. Dec 1885 in Fakahatchee Island, FL

11. iii. MARY E. HAMILTON, b. Oct 1888

12. iv. ANN E. HAMILTON, b. Aug. 1892 in Mormon Key, FL

13. v. MARY AGNES HAMILTON, b. Nov. 1895 in Mormon Key, FL

14. vi. NINA HAMILTON, b. March 1885 in Pine Level, FL

THIRD GENERATION

9. EUGENE JOSEPH HAMILTON was born 9 Oct 1883 in Chatham Bend, FL.

He died 25 Dec 1966 in Collier County, Naples, FL and was buried 28 Dec 1966

in Ft. Myers Cemetery. He was a commercial fisherman.

EUGENE HAMILTON married REBECCA JOHNSON (daughter of GILBERT

JOHNSON AND EMILINE HOLLAND, b. 1892). EUGENE AND REBECCA’S

children were:

15. i. WILLIAM JOSEPH HAMILTON

16. ii. JOSEPH HAMILTON

17. iii. ROY HAMILTON

18. iv. EUGENE HAMILTON

19. v. ROSALEE HAMILTON

20. vi. NELLIE HAMILTON

21. vii. IRENE HAMILTON

FOURTH GENERATION

15. WILLIAM JOSEPH HAMILTON was born in 1904. He disappeared while on a

trapping trip in the Florida Everglades in Feb 1932, no death certificate was ever

filed.

WILLIAM married FLORINDA GOMES (formerly married to ? LOWE, daughter

of FRANCISCO GOMES D’SA and LAURA YOUNG, b. 2 Nov 1909 in Boca

Grande, FL, d. 26 July 1964 in West Palm Beach, FL, buried in Key West cemetery

in Key West, FL) WILLIAM and FLORINDA’s children were:

22. i. WILLIAM JOSEPH HAMILTON, JR.

23. ii. FRANCIS SALVADOR THEODORE HAMILTON

24. iii. ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON

FLORINDA GOMES married William Parker after the death of William Hamilton. Then

she married JUNIUS OTTO POSEY and they had the following children:

25. i. JUNIOS OTTO POSEY

26. ii. THOMAS JEFFERSON POSEY

FIFTH GENERATION

22. WILLIAM JOSEPH HAMILTON, JR. was born 10 Nov 1927 in Boca Grande, FL

He died 8 Dec 1992. He married ? and their children were:

27. i. ? HAMILTON

28. ii. PATRICK HAMILTON

29. iii. FRANK HAMILTON

23. FRANCIS SALVADOR THEODORE HAMILTON was born 2 Feb 1929 at Lostman

River, FL. He died 1978 in Trenton, FL. He married KUNAGUNDA (CONNIE)

SABON (daughter of ) on ?. Their children were:

30. i. FRANCIS HAMILTON

31. ii. TEENA MARIE HAMILTON

32. iii. TERRY LYNN HAMILTON

33. iv. CONNIE ANN HAMILTON

24. ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON was born 24 Sept 1932 in Key West, FL. He

lived most of his adult life in Jupiter, FL and worked as a Certified Public Accountant.

He married JOSEPHINE GARCIA (daughter of JOSE BELLO AND CLARA LARIZ,

b. 20 July 1940 in Key West, FL) on Nov 1955 in Georgia. Their children were:

34. i. ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON, JR.

35. ii. MONA MARIE HAMILTON

36. iii. KAREN YVONNE HAMILTON

SIXTH GENERATION

34. ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON, JR. was born 1 Nov 1958 in Selma, AL. He lived

most of his life in Jupiter, FL and worked as a contractor. He married JANIE IRENE

LOCKER (daughter of JACK LOCKER and ?, b. 29 April 1959). Their children were:

37. i. MISTY JO HAMILTON

38. ii. ERNEST EUGENE HAMILTON, III

35. MONA MARIE HAMILTON was born 15 Oct 1959. She married STEVEN

WILLIAM MCMAHON (son of JOSEPH MCMAHON AND ANNE ?). Their

children were:

39. i. STEVEN WILLIAM MCMAHON, JR.

40. ii. TERESA MARIE MCMAHON

41. iii. KATHLEEN SIMMONS MCMAHON

42. iv. MATTHEW HAMILTON MCMAHON

36. KAREN YVONNE HAMILTON was born on 20 June 1962 in Gainesville, FL.

She married GARY ALLEN RAGER (son of GLENN ARTHUR RAGER and

MARY AGNES HOOPER, on 23 June 1960 in Johnstown, PA) on 29 Nov 1980

in Palm Beach County, Tequesta, FL. Their children were:

42. i. JOSEPH GLENN RAGER

43. ii. JOSHUA ALLEN RAGER

44. iii. JESSE LEE RAGER