Could not find Thomas Hamilton In 1920, but did find one in 1930 listed as Tomas Hamilton, age lined up. Also checked out the surname Farlow in Adams Co. but no luck. Thomas is not listed with any of the Farlow families.
1930 Census IL Adams County/ Town of Quincy/5th Ward/ ED 47 Page 239/ Sheet 15A/ Living on Elm Street Enumerated April 18, 1930 815/376/424 Edward McGinnis, Head, $1500, 38, Mar. at 35, MO MO MO Plasterer Gertrude McGinnis, Wife, 39, Mar at 36, MO MO TX Tomas Hamilton, Roomer, 56, Divorced, US US US Porter Soft Drink ? William Wright, Roomer, 71, Widow, US US US Teamster/ lumberyard Igetta Smiley, Niece, 2 3/12, IL MO IL