Pending Merge on John Hamilton

+2 votes

This merge is ready to be completed, but I lack the pre-1500 certification to do so. If some helpful WikiTree-er could take care of this, that would be great!

On 15 Jul 2020 Michael Hamilton wrote on Hamilton-23545:

[[Hamilton-4469]] and Hamilton-23545 appear to represent the same person because: These 2 John Hamiltons have the same parents and the profile of Hamilton-4147 mentions her other husband' "John Hamilton of Broomhill, son of James Hamilton, 1st Lord Hamilton and Janet Calderwood".

WikiTree profile: John Hamilton Ist of Broomhill
in Genealogy Help by Sarah Grimaldi G2G6 Mach 1 (19.0k points)
retagged by Traci Thiessen
Changed tag from England to Scotland to get more views on this
Whoops, thanks for that!

3 Answers

+6 votes
I am leaving this to someone with knowledge as she married Elizabeth Hamilton married two different John Hamiltons....

One of Broomhill and one of Neilsland.....
by Robin Lee G2G6 Pilot (762k points)
+7 votes

I'm not at all certain that they are the same person.  It seems to me that the one is the son of the other.  John Hamilton-4469 mentions a son John, yet there isn't one attached.  His profile also notes there is/has been much confusion over father and son as well as nephew and possible grandson, all named John.

Adding to the confusion is another John Hamilton-4284 who is also married to an Elizabeth Hamilton...  It's been sitting as an unmerged match with Hamilton-4469 for almost two years.

The merge(s) should not be completed until further research is completed.

by Darlene Athey-Hill G2G6 Pilot (475k points)
edited by Darlene Athey-Hill
+2 votes
Thanks for re-tagging, Traci.  I've alerted the Scotland Project's Medieval Team.  They are aware of the situation, as it is included in a line that is currently being researched.  It will be worked on as soon as possible.
by Amy Gilpin G2G6 Pilot (168k points)

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