James Hamilton was born 1797 or 1798 and died 1846. James Hamilton's parents were John Hamilton born 1762 in Mt. Bethel, Northumberland County, Pa. and died March 23, 1822 Meadville, Pa. He married Mary Pierson born 1762 Philadelphia, Pa and died 1815 Meadville, Pa. They married in 1791 in Meadville, Pa. They were farmers. Mary was the daughter of Amos Pierson and Ruthana Way. John Hamilton was a Revolutionary War soldier. His son James was the executor of his Will.. His other children were Rebecca, Abraham, Susanna, John William, Kinnard and Mahalath.
John Hamilton was the son of James Hamilton and Susanna Newman.
Mary Pierson was a Philadelphia Quaker. More about Mary's parents: Amos Pierson - b. 11/16/1805; Hockessin, New Castle DE. died 1850. Ruhaney/Ruhana WAY - b. 8/28/1810 Chester Co., PA; d. 6/ 4/1879 Hamorton, Kennett Twp., Chester Co., PA; They were married by Robert Buffington, Esq. at Unionville, Pa. on April 15, 1830