The Hamilton came from Hamilton Gallentine b. 1853 in Penn.
He married Anna Rinard, they both died in 1901 in Texas, supposedly from a flu epedemic.The Gallentines came from Germany, The first I could find in the USA was Jacob, b. 1757 in Penn.
Hamilton Gallentine's children;Hester, Donald, Robert, Grace, Jessie and Lancelott. Hester and Grace married brothers surnamed Plowman, Hester was my great-grandmother. The only one of her family I remeber meeting was Uncle Lance and he died in 1973 in Colorado.