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Hamilton, Joseph "Joe" George 1864 - 1931

HAMILTON

Posted By: Doris Hoffman, Volunteer (email)
Date: 12/27/2010 at 23:49:18

Joseph G. Hamilton is Victim of Paralytic Stroke
Monday Noon

Joseph Hamilton, of Merrill, Ia., who had been visiting here during the holiday season with his sisters, Mrs. Sadie Stinton and Mrs. H. Scott, was seized with a paralytic stroke at about noon Monday at the home of Mrs. Sadie Stinton, and passed away at 1:30 p.m. that day. All that medical skill and loving hands could do were of no avail.

Joseph George Hamilton was born in New York City, N. Y., January 16, 1864, and died at Akron, Iowa, January 6, 1931. His age was eleven days short of 67 years. Joe, as he was familiarly called, was a straight-forward and industrious man, well-liked and highly respected by all who knew him. The family, as well as the community, will greatly miss this good man. He was a frequent visitor In Akron with relatives and made many friends here by his sociable and pleasant nature. He liked children and was an especial favorite with them. At the age of fifteen he came west to Grinnell, Kansas, where for eleven years he lived on a homestead. In 1890 he came to Plymouth county and to a farm near Adaville.

He was preceded in death by his father, mother and five brothers.

He leaves to mourn his untimely taking away two sisters, Mrs. Sadie Stinton and Mrs. Mary Scott; one brother-in-law, Haman Scott, all of Akron; a sister-in-law, Mrs. Daisy Hamilton, of Merrill, with whom he has made his home for the past 30 years, besides nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

The funeral was held in the U. B. Church at Adaville, this county, Wednesday at 2:30 p. m.. Rev. A. Schuldt, of Merrill, officiating. He was laid to rest beside his parents In the Pleasant Valley Cemetery.

Akron Register Tribune
Thursday, January 8, 1931
Akron, Iowa


 

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