Edward Hamilton  ---  Abigail Hawley
Edward was a son of Catherine Campbell and William Hamilton.
Edward was born in East Lake Ainslie and between 1881 and 1891 moved to Norfolk South, Manitoba

Edward & Abigail are shown in the 1881 Census for Nova Scotia - Inverness - ELA House # 91

Edward is shown in the 1891 Census for Manitoba as widowed and living in the Margquette district # 7, Norfolk South House # 46
According to Edward's Death Certificate he died on January 5, 1907 at age 81 at BDN ---(?)
Registration # 1907-003773 in the Manitoba, Canada archives.

I have found nothing on Abigail, yet.
I started with the 1881 Census and have the family listed as below
                           Inverness County 1881 Nova Scotia Census

          as pertaining to the family of Edward & Abigail (Hawley)  Hamilton
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 1    Hamilton,  Edward                M 54 ------------Mason     - -ca. 1827
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 2    Hamilton, Abigail                  F 40                                    ca. 1841
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 3    Hamilton, Margaret A.           F 13                                   ca. 1868 
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 4    Hamilton, Samuel                 M 19                                   ca. 1862 
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 5    Hamilton, Israel                     M 17                                   ca. 1864 
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 6    Hamilton, Hugh                      M 14                                  ca. 1867
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 7    Hamilton, Ruth                       F 13                                   ca. 1868
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 8    Hamilton, Donald Sterling     M  9                                   ca. 1872
04  ELAn   House # 91   # 9    Hamilton, Justin Edward       M  6                                   ca. 1875                   
All these members, of the family, were born in Nova Scotia.

It was understood, from other sources, that there was  William and a James.  

The approximate dates of birth are my doing and are subject to change.


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Edward Hamilton                                                                       Abigail Hawley
b. 15 Oct   1825  East Lake Ainslie, CBI                                        b.  1835   Mabou, CBI.
m.    Mar.  1855  Mabou, CBI.
d.  5 Jan.   1907  Brandon, Man.                                                  d. 18 Oct. Rathwell, Man.    
I can find no trace of Margaret and Ruth.  Any information would be appreciated.
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