There appears to be a discrepancy in Lon J. Darley’s research.His books shows Thomas C. Darley Jr. first married Miriam Moore and next married her sister, Emeline Moore.His third wife is reported to be Mrs. Mary Hamilton nee Mary Wiggins, the widow of Nicholas P. Hamilton.Nicholas P. Hamilton’s widowwas notMary Wiggins.She was Mary Connell daughter ofJohn Connell RS and Clarissa Hamilton.
Nicholas P. Hamilton married Mary Connell on June9, 1853 in Montgomery County. Nicholas served in Co. H63rd Ga. Inf. CSA and died in service.
Hamilton, N. P. -- Private - January 26, 1863. Died at hospital, Thunderbolt, Georgia, January 29, 1863, of diphtheria.
Nicholas died and left his widow Mary Connell and five children.His brother was Charles S. Hamilton and he became the children’s legal guardian:
Georgia,Montgomery County :Charles S. Hamilton makes application to this court for letters of Guardianship on the person and property of Charles Hamilton, Josephine Hamilton, Clarissa Hamilton, Margaret Hamilton and Willie Ann Hamilton,minorsof Nicholas P. Hamilton, deceased.
Burrell R. Calhoun and Mary Darley’s second son was James I. Calhoun. He married Nancy C. Connell.Nancy and Mary Connell were sisters.