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The Dillon Herald, Dillon South Carolina

June 6, 1912, Vol. 18, No. 14

Dr. W. W. Hamilton Dead

Marion May 30 - Dr. W. W. Hamilton died at his home here yesterday, after an illness of several months. He was proceeded to the grave only about two months by his devoted wife, and they left only one child, Dr. Tom W. Hamilton a dentist of this city. Dr. Hamilton was a native of Marion county and spent most of his life here, though when a young man he went West and practiced his profession for several years, later, returning to his native county. He married a Miss Fore of Marion who as stated above died several months ago. Dr. Hamilton was a faithful and brave Confederate soldier and rose from private to captain before the close of the war. No man in the community enjoyed a greater respect and esteem from his acquaintances than did Dr. Hamilton. Always courteous, genial, and considerate of others, he made a friend of every one who learned to know him. He accumulated a large property, owning and managing large plantations in the vicinity of Marion while practicing his profession. He was a faithful and valued member of the Presbyterian church of this city. The funeral services were held at his late home to-day, and the Internment of his remains was made at the city cemetery. He was seventy seven years of age at the time of his death.

Transcribed by Mary Lewis from microfilm at the South Caroliniana Library, Columbia, SC.

Submitted by Helen Moody, 13 Oct 2002.

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