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amanda houston supposed to been born in 1846 in mt sterling

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Re: amanda houston supposed to been born in 1846 in mt sterling

Posted: 1540513494000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Houston, Hamilton
Hi,

If you can't find anything for the child in FamilySearch and Ancestry, then you look for the parents. By the way, Mt. Sterling is located in Brown Co. IL.

Elizabeth Wilson
Married: 1846, Brown Co. IL
John Houston

1880 Mt. Pleasant, Henry, Iowa
Elizabeth Stewart, b. OH, 58, married
John Houston, b. IL, 18, day laborer
William, b. IA, 15, day laborer

John Hamilton of Illinois
Married: 3 Nov 1863, Clark Co. MO
Amanda Huston of Illinois

1880 Missouri, Brown, IL
john Hamilton, b. IN, 33, farmer
Amanda, b. IL, 33
William, b. IL, 15
Elmer, b. IL, 12
James, b. IL, 10
John, b. IL, 7
Alvin, b. IL, 5
Alameda, b. IL, 2

1900 Augusta, Hancock, IL
John T. Hamilton, b. IN Nov 1846, M36yrs, farmer
Amanda, b. IL Oct 1846, 13/9 ch
Myrtle M., b. IL March 1884
Rolie T., son, b. IL Oct 1886
Edna, b. IL Dec 1888

1910 Keene, Adams, IL
John T. Hamilton, b. IN, 63, M1-47yrs, farmer
Amanda, b. IL, 63, 13/9 ch

John Thompson Hamilton
Born: abt. 1847
F: Richard Hamilton
M: Caroline McCorde
Source: IL Deaths and Stillbirths Index 1916-1947
Died: 29 June 1917, Augusta, Hancock, IL

I'd contact the Hancock County Illinois Genealogical and Historical Society and ask if they have an obituary for John.

1930 Augusta, Hancock, IL
Amanda Hamilton, b. IL, 83, widow

Amanda Hamilton
Born: 12 Oct 1846, Mt. Sterling, IL
F: John Huston, b. KY
M: Elizabeth Wilson, b. NY
Spouse: John T. Hamilton
Occ: Housewife
Res: Augusta, Hancock, IL
Died: 16 May 1931, Augusta, Hancock, IL
Buried: 19 May 1931, Woodlawn Cemetery, Augusta, Hancock, IL
Source: IL Deaths & Stillbirths Index 1916-1947

She's also in www.findagrave.com/.

I'd also contact the genealogical society and request a copy of her obituary too.
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