The  Shelbyville  News
Friday, March 30, 2001
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Marion “Abie” Hamilton, 74, of Morristown died Thursday, March 29, 2001, Greenfield.
Born April 2, 1926, in Indianapolis, s/o  Clarence E.  and  Nora B. (Taylor) Hamilton.
Married  Rose M. Cutter  on June 28, 1947, and she survives.
Other survivors include one son, Thomas P. Hamilton  of Pinellas Park, Fla.; one daughter, Sharon R. McFatridge  of Fairland; one brother, Marvin E. Hamilton  of Indianapolis; one sister, Mae Lavonne Reid  of Kalamazoo, Mich.; mother-in-law, Rosaline D. Cutter  of Morristown; five grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Attended Howe High School in Indianapolis.
U.S. Army from 1944 to 1947.
Employed at Chrysler Corporation for 30 years, retiring in 1983 and Bateman’s Body Shop in Morristown for 10 years.
Member of Morristown Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite in Indianapolis, American Legion Post 102 in Morristown and UAW Local 1226.
Frazier Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Morristown, with Pastor Gary Jones officiating.
Burial:  Fountaintown Cemetery in Fountaintown.
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Monday, October 11, 1993 
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Garnet V. Hamilton, 73, Flat Rock, died Sunday. 
Born June 6, 1920, in Shelby County, s/o  Robert and Bertha (Scott) Hamilton.  June 20, 1942,  married Betty DeVone McQueen.
Farmer in Flat Rock since 1944. 
Member of the Flat Rock United Methodist Church, the Farmers Masonic Lodge No. 147, the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter No. 473 at Norristown, the Indianapolis Valley of Scottish Rite Murat Temple, the Shelby County Farm Bureau and a charter member of the Flat Rock Volunteer Fire Department.
Survivors:  wife; daughters, Karen E. Taggart, Shelby county, Kathleen D. Palmer, Jefferson County; sons, Raymond V. Hamilton  and  Ronald J. Hamilton, both of Shelby County; a sister, Delores N. Buchanan, Shelbyville.
Preceded in death by two brothers.
Norman Funeral Home, Hope, with the Rev. James Horner officiating. 
Burial:  Flat Rock Cemetery.
Masonic memorial service.
Contributions:  Flat Rock Volunteer Fire Department.
Contributed by Nancy Vance Glover
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  News
Wednesday, October 4, 1972
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MR. HAMILTON  DIES  AT  HOME
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William Hamilton, 70, R.R.3, Shelbyville, died unexpectedly at his home in Brandywine Township.
A lifelong resident of Shelby County, retired foreman of Admiral Corporation here, member of the local Eagles Lodge.
Born in Addison Township July 17, 1902, Mr. Hamilton, s/o  William and  Mary (Bilby) Hamilton.  April 8, 1922, married  Alberta VanGorden, who survives.
Also surviving are 3 children:  Robert Scholten,  Charlotte Hall,  Miss Betty Jean Hamilton;  2 sisters,  Mrs. Stella Linville and  Mrs. Minnie Baxter.
Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery.
Submitted by Barb Huff  for the Slades
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelby  Democrat
Thursday May 2, 1945
Page 1 column 3
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J. B. HAMILTON  STRICKEN  HERE
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Illness  is  Fatal  to  Former  Manufacturer
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          Joseph B. Hamilton, 68, former Shelbyville furniture manufacturer, died at 6:00 p.m. Tuesday at the Major hospital following an illness of several months.
          The son of  Joseph Dunn Hamilton and  Emma Fay Hamilton, he was born January 14, 1877 in Indianapolis.  He was married to  Miss Lucy Blanchard, of Shelbyville.  Mrs. Hamilton’s death occurred on May 2, 1934.
          Mr. Hamilton attended Hanover College and Culver Military Academy.  For a number of years he was a prominent furniture manufacturer, being connected with the Blanchard-Hamilton company and also the J. B. Hamilton Furniture company.
          Surviving are a nephew,  Lt. Cmdr. D. Hamilton Row, an Indianapolis physician, serving in the U.S. Navy, and stationed at Great Lakes Naval Training Station; one niece,  Mrs. Sinclair Walbridge, of Toledo, Ohio.  His sister,  Mrs. George S. [Mary] Row, of Indianapolis, died February, 1945. 
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock at the Morris H. Sleeth funeral home with Dr. Charles A. Bowler, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, officiating.  Burial will be made in Forest Hill cemetery.
 
   Boetcker's Picturesque Shelbyville
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Thursday March 12, 1936
Page 1 column 4
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MRS. HAMILTON  DIES;
FUNERAL  HERE  SATURDAY
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Prominent Local Woman Passes Away at Home;
Survived by Two Children
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          Mrs. Emma Fay Hamilton, 84 years old, widow of the late  Samuel Hamilton, died at her home 306 South Harrison street at 12:30 o’clock Thursday morning.
          Death was caused by cerebral thrombosis from which she has been suffering for the past three weeks.  She had been in poor health eight months.
          Mrs. Hamilton had been a member of the First Presbyterian church for many years and was prominent in the activities of the church. She was the last charter member of the local Catherine Merrill Circle.
 
               Boetcker's 
   Picturesque Shelbyville

               Boetcker's Picturesque Shelbyville
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FUNERAL AT HOME
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          Funeral services will be held at the late home Saturday afternoon at 2:30 o’clock with Dr. Charles A. Bowler, pastor of the Presbyterian church and Dr. L. O. Richmond, former pastor now at Terre Haute, will officiate.  Burial will be in the family lot in the Forest Hill cemetery in charge of Morris H. Sleeth, funeral director.
          The deceased was born in Franklin, Ohio October 28, 1852 and was the former  Miss Emma Fay.
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LEAVES TWO CHILDREN
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          On December 22, 1872 she married  Joseph Dunn Hamilton, who died in 1879.  Two children,  Mrs. George S. [Mary] Row  of Indianapolis and  Joseph B. Hamilton of this city were born.  Other survivors are two grandchildren,  Mrs. Sinclair Walbridge  of Toledo, Ohio, and  Dr. Hamilton Row  of Indianapolis, and two great grandchildren.
          In 1883 she was married to the late Samuel Hamilton, who preceded her in death in 1892.
          Mrs. Hamilton was active in civic and public affairs.
Contributed by Barb Huff


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, January 22, 1904
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WILL  CAUSE  DEATH
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William Hamilton Meets With a Fatal Accident
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Was Unloading a Crate of Table Slides When He Slipped
Pulling Crate Which Crushed His Skull
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          William Hamilton met with an accident Tuesday morning about 11 o'clock which will result in his death.
             He has been employed with the Blakely Furniture company for the past two years, driving their furniture wagon.   He was unloading a car of crated extension table slides and was attempting to remove a crate from above his head when he slipped and fell to the ground pulling the crate which weighed about 250 pounds striking him on the head crushing and badly bruising his body.
          Persons seeing the accident ran to the man's assistance and removed the crate from his body but he was in an unconscious condition and cannot recover.
          He was removed to his home on Murdoch street and a physician summoned who did all that was possible for him.
          Mr. Hamilton is married and has two children.   He is a brother to the  Mr. Hamilton who is the proprietor of a grocery store on the extreme east end of Washington street.
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DIES  OF  HIS  INJURIES
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William Hamilton Passes Away Without Regaining Consciousness
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          William Hamilton, who was fatally injured Tuesday morning about 10:30 o'clock near the Big Four depot by a heavy crate of extension table slides falling on his head, crushing his skull, died Wednesday night at 8 o'clock of his injuries.   He remained in an unconscious condition for thirty-four hours and never regained consciousness from the time of the accident to the time of his death.
          Deceased was thirty-four years, one month and seventeen days old.   He leaves a wife, two children and a sister.   Funeral services will be held at the Vine street Chapel Friday afternoon at 2 o'clock.   Interment in the City cemetery, in charge of Edwards & Hageman.
Submitted by Barb Huff  for the Slades


The  Shelbyville  Republican
Friday, October 5, 1900
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          Hazel,  daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Barton Hamilton,  died at their residence on East Washington street, at 5:30 p.m., October 1, 1900, of typhoid fever, age six years, nine months and fifteen days.  Funeral services will be held in the Marion church, at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Rev. Gould officiating.  Cortege will leave the house at one o'clock in charge of Marshall G. Tindall.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming


The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Friday, September 22, 1899
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          Emerson A.,  son of  Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Hamilton, died at their residence 2-1/2 miles north of the city, on the Knightstown road, at 1:40 a.m. Friday, Sept. 22, of stomach trouble, aged three months.  Deceased will be buried Saturday, Sept. 23, at the Murphy cemetery.  Short services at the house at ten o'clock.  D. B. Wilson & Son, funeral directors.
Contributed by Phyllis Miller Fleming

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