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Spencer Hamilton (1742 - 1791)

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Lord Spencer Hamilton
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Husband of — married about 1765 in Englandmap
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Died in Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, Francemap
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Biography

Spencer Hamilton was a member of aristocracy in the British Isles.

Lord Spencer Hamilton, was born in June 1742, the third son of James Hamilton, 5th Duke of Hamilton, and the second son with his third wife, Anne Spencer.

He married Charlotte Spencer. They had one daughter, Anne Elizabeth (1769-1843), who married Philip Wynter.

He entered the British Army with the rank of Ensign in 1759, and progressed through the ranks until promoted Colonel in 1782. He resigned his commission in 1789 because of bad health, and died at Seine-et-Marne, Île-de-France, France on 20th March 1791.

Sources

  • Paul, Sir James Balfour (ed.), The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's Peerage of Scotland, vol. 4; London: David Douglas, 1907. Digitised by the Internet Archive. p. 392


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Spencer is 16 degrees from Frederick Douglass, 16 degrees from Margaret Summitt and 10 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.