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Thankful Hamilton

Female 1689 -


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Thankful Hamilton was born in 1689 (daughter of William Hamilton and Mercy Berry).

    Other Events:

    • Baptised: 1692, North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island

    Thankful married William Sweet in Mar 1707 in Warwick, Kent, Rhode Island. William (son of Richard Sweet and Priscilla Carpenter) died after 15 Feb 1737 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Elizabeth Sweet was born on 14 Nov 1713 in East Greenwich, Kent, Rhode Island.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Hamilton was born in Mar 1647 in Glasgow, Scotland (son of Gallatin Hamilton); died in 1749 in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut.

    Notes:

    Said to have come from Scotland in 1668.

    According to legend (which may be true in part, or in all), he was the first man to kill a whale off the coast of Cape Cod, for which he was persecuted by people who believed he could only have accomplished such a thing with the aid of evil spirits, resulting in his subsequent emigration to Danbury, Connecticut.

    William married Mercy Berry about 1682 in North Kingstown, Washington, Rhode Island. Mercy was born in in England. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Mercy Berry was born in in England.

    Notes:

    Also called Mercy Bracy.

    Children:
    1. 1. Thankful Hamilton was born in 1689.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Gallatin Hamilton
    Children:
    1. 2. William Hamilton was born in Mar 1647 in Glasgow, Scotland; died in 1749 in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut.