(He was a decendant of Edmund Freeman who originally came to America on the "Abigail" in 1635.)
They had 2 children - Lillie Mae 1867 -1949, John 1870 - ?
Born in Sotland -------- ---- Born in Ireland
(Their son) John Robert Hamilton jr.(born in Ireland 10/8/1847) had 6 brothers and 3 sisters
William, James, Alexander, are three of them, they were all born in Killybegs, Ireland
The family migrated to Vasey, Canada when John Robert jr. was still a child.
* John Robert Hamilton jr. b.10/8/1847 (Ireland) married Elizabeth Kendrick b.1/27/1848 (Wexford, Ireland)
(Their son) William Thomas Hamilton 1/28/1870- 1/17/1953 was the eldest of their 10 children.
(Elizabeth had migrated from Ireland to Canada with her parents, Jane & Roger Kendrick)
John Robert jr. was listed as a teamster in the 1881 Ontario census. He lived on the farm he leased from his son William Thomas and hauled gravel with his horse and wagon.
* William Thomas Hamilton married Lillie Mae Freeman
Whitby, Ontario 1890
They had 12 Children
Lily May (Lillian?) b.1891 married Al Thurston
Edward L., Robert, Ruth
William John 1892 married Ella McClure
William Thomas (Ken) Married Celestine Work 1936
Children - Joan, Carol, Mary Eileen, Thomas.
Lawrence 1894 married Gladyse Ramsdell
Gladyse, Edward, Irene, Richard (drowned around the age of 13).
Irene 1897 married Joseph Akre
Clarence, Jeannette, Emily, Elaine, Joseph, Robert
(Aunt Irene was brought up & lived her whole life in Minnesota with the the Olsen's.)
After Joseph Akre died Irene married Gilbert Randell (they had no children)
Charles Henry (b. 4/19/1899) married (June22, 1927) Lucille Trometer (b. 5/24/1899)
Donald 3/25/1929, Marilyn 2/11/1932, Barbara 7/25/1936.
Francis Kendrick 1900 (Died at the age of 4 from pneumonia)
Elizabeth Ruth 1902 married Joseph Myers
Shirley, Jeannette, Patricia, Joseph, James, Ruth & Julie
Robert George 1904 married Ethel Britton
Elaine, Robert, Ethel, Karen & Carol (twins), John, Jane, James
Marcella 1908 married Joseph Abbott
Joseph, Richard, Alice, Walter
Albert Roy 1910 Died at age 3.
The Freeman Family in America