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 # 7 Hamilton, Ruth F 13 ca. 1868
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.