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Elizabeth (Gerard) Hamilton (abt. 1682 - 1744)

Elizabeth "Duchess of Hamilton" Hamilton formerly Gerard
Born about in Staffordshire, Englandmap
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Wife of — married after 17 Jul 1698 in Bushy Park, Richmond, London, Englandmap
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Died at about age 62 in Westminster, Middlesex, Englandmap
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Elizabeth (Gerard) Hamilton was born in England.
This profile is part of the Gerard Name Study.

Hon Elizabeth Gerard (b. c. 1682; d. 13 Feb 1743/4), only dau. and hrss. of Digby Gerard, 5th Baron Gerard, by his wife and third cousin once removed Lady Elizabeth Gerard, 3rd dau. and cohrss. in her issue of Charles Gerard, 1st Earl of Macclesfield. [citation needed]


She married James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton as his 2nd wife on 17 July 1698 at Bushy Park, Richmond (contract 16 July) .


  1. Lord James Hamilton, later 5th Duke of Hamilton
  2. Lord William Hamilton MP (dsp. 11 Jul 1734), mar. 30 Apr 1733 Frances Hawes (mar. (2) 19 May 1735 William [Vane], 2nd Viscount Vane; dsp. 31 Mar 1788), only dau. and hrss. of Francis Hawes, of Purley Hall, co. Berkshire
  3. Lord Anne Hamilton (b. 12 Oct 1709; d. 25 Dec 1748), mar. Oct 1742 Anna Charlotte Maria Powell (d. 26 Jul 1791), only child and hrss. of Charles Powell, of Pen-y-bank, co. Carmarthen, and had issue:
  4. Lady Elizabeth Hamilton (d. 2 Apr 1702)
  5. Lady Catharine Hamilton (d. 22 Dec 1712)
  6. Lady Charlotte Hamilton (b. c. 1704; d. 5 Feb 1777), mar. 1 May 1736 Charles Edwin, of Dunraven, co. Glamorgan (d. 29 Jun 1750)
  7. Lady Susan Hamilton (d. 3 Jun 1755), mar. 3 Aug 1736 Anthony Tracy later Tracy-Keck, of Great Tew, co. Oxford (b. c. 1725; d. 30 May 1769), 3rd son of John Tracy, of Stanway, co. Gloucester (by his wife Anne Atkins, only dau. of Sir Robert Atkins, of Saperton, co. Oxford, Chief Baron of the Exchequer), only surv. son of Hon Ferdinando Tracy (by his wife Katherine Keck, 1st dau. of Sir Anthony Keck MP, of Mickleton, co. Gloucester, and Great Tew, co. Oxford, a Commissioner of the Great Seal), 3rd son of John [Tracy], 3rd Viscount Tracy, and had issue


  • Find A Grave: Memorial #195931880 Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed 04 November 2020), memorial page for Elizabeth Gerard Hamilton (1680–13 Feb 1744), Find a Grave Memorial no. 195931880, citing St. James Churchyard, Piccadilly, City of Westminster, Greater London, England ; Maintained by Todd Whitesides (contributor 47553735) .

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The project is already on the trusted list. I will add them as a manager. I hope you mean change the manager by adding the aristocrats project and not changing the manager by removing them.
The PM for this profile need to be changd to the European Aristocrats Project [email address removed] since it is badged as part of the project. Thank you!
posted by Kirk Hess
Gerard-752 and Gerard-1 appear to represent the same person because: Dup spouse of James Hamilton, very obviously duplicated PM me if you have questions - I did the research.
posted by Kirk Hess
Gerard-752 and Gerard-1 are not ready to be merged because: Need to verify with more information first. Birth dates a generation off. One profile she has a son named James. On the other she is married to James.
Daughter of Digby Gerard, 5th Baron Gerard of Gerard's Bromley and Lady Elizabeth Gerard.

Married Lt.-Gen. James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton, son of William Douglas-Hamilton, 1st Earl of Selkirk and Anne Hamilton, 3rd Duchess of Hamilton, on 17 Jul 1698 Bushey Park, London, England.

Died 13 Feb 1743/44 at St. James's Square, London, England.

Buried on 21 February 1743/44 at Westminster, London, England

posted by Rebecca Butler
Gerard-752 and Gerard-1 appear to represent the same person because: Same person, slightly different dates.
posted by Gemma Rooney

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