Obituaries - William HAMILTON
probably the Macomb Journal, December 1927 or January 1928
William Levi Hamilton, son of Harrison and Rachel Ballouce (should be Ballance) Hamilton, passed away at Biloxi, Miss., Monday evening. Dec. 26, 1927 of heart failure. He was born in Walnut Grove township, Mar. 1, 1855, being at the time of his death, 72 years, 9 months and 26 days of age. His father died when he was a small lad and he lived with his mother until her death, Mar. 10, 1910. Since then he has made his home with the exception of the coldest winter months he spent at Biloxi, Miss. William Levi was the last surviving member of the Harrison Hamilton family, his parents, brothers and sisters preceding him in death many years ago. He was never married. He leaves to mourn his death one niece and six nephews, Mrs. Edith Kirkpatrick, Balboa Heights, Canal Zone, Panama; Andrew W. Hamilton, Jansen, Canada; Arthur A. Hamilton, Santa Monica, Calif.; Ray H. Hamilton, Good Hope, Ill.; Keith and Wilford Montgomery, Jacksonville, Ill., and Frank Montgomery, Somerset, Penn., besides a number of other relatives and friends. Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the Presbyterian church at Good Hope, under the auspices of The I.O.O.F. of Good Hope. Interment in the Good Hope cemetery.
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