Oscar Adolph Hamilton

b. 27 May 1883, d. 17 October 1952

Oscar Adolph Hamilton, 1883-1952
  • Oscar Adolph Hamilton was born on 27 May 1883 in Texas.
  • Martin Adolphus Hamilton and Mary Jane McHaffey appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Oscar Adolph Hamilton, Alzina Eulalie Hamilton and Mary Elizabeth Weatherford. Lizzie Weatherford is identified as a boarder.
  • Oscar Hamilton and Minnie Katie Wood were photographed in an open carriage about 1902.
  • Thomas Peebles Witt and Alzina Eulalie Hamilton appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Oscar Adolph Hamilton, Thomas Adolph Witt.
  • He was a retail grocer, according to the 1910 census.
  • He married Sallie Kelley, daughter of Isaac Kendrick Kelley and Cornelia Ann Scott.
  • Oscar Adolph Hamilton registered for the draft on 12 September 1918 in Grimes County, Texas, while living with his wife Sallie in Richards, and self-employed there as a merchant farmer.
  • Oscar Adolph Hamilton and Mary Jane McHaffey appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Richards & vicinity, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Oscar Adolph Hamilton Jr. and Hubert Hugh Hamilton.
  • He was proprietor of a general store, according to the 1920 census.
  • He officially witnessed the death of Martin Adolphus Hamilton on 20 January 1929 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas.
  • Oscar Adolph Hamilton and Sallie Kelley appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Richards, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included Oscar Adolph Hamilton Jr. and Hubert Hugh Hamilton.
  • He was a merchant, according to the 1930 census.
  • Oscar Adolph Hamilton died on 17 October 1952 at age 69 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
  • His wife Sallie Kelley became a widow at his death.
  • He was buried at Fairview Cemetery in Grimes County, Texas, near Richards.
  • Last Edited: 9 Mar 2013

Family: Sallie Kelley b. 1890, d. 19 March 1973