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Catharine Hamilton (abt. 1700 - 1712)

Lady Catharine "Katherine" Hamilton
Born about [location unknown]
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Died at about age 12 [location unknown]
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European Aristocracy
Lady Catharine Hamilton was a member of the aristocracy in British Isles.


Lady Catharine (or Katherine) Hamilton, was the second child[1], of James Hamilton, 4th Duke of Hamilton, and his second wife, Elizabeth Gerard and she was born about 1700 or 1701.[2] She died while still a child on 22 December 1712.[3]

She was christened on November 17, 1700, at Canongate, Midlothian, Scotland.


  1. Anderson, p. 171; Marshall, table 3
  2. Marshall, table 3, has 1701 but with no sources; her parents were married 17 July 1698, and her next sibling born 5 January 1702/03 - Cokayne, p. 268-269 & Paul, p. 384 & 392
  3. Anderson, p. 171; Paul, p. 391.
  • Anderson, John, Historical and genealogical memoirs of the House of Hamilton: with genealogical memoirs of the several branches of the family, Edinburgh: John Anderson Jun., 1825. Digitised by National Library of Scotland, available at Internet Archive, ( : viewed 8 November 2015).
  • Cokayne, George Edward, The Complete Peerage: or a history of the House of Lords and all its members from the earliest times, 2nd ed., vol. 6, revised and enlarged by Hon. Vicary Gibbs, edited by H.A. Doubleday, Duncan Warrand & Lord Howard de Walden, London: St Catherine Press, 1926. Published in electronic form by ABC Publications, London, 2003.
  • Marshall, Rosalind K., The days of Duchess Anne: Life in the household of the Duchess of Hamilton 1656-1716, 2nd ed., East Linton, Scotland: Tuckwell Press, 2000.
  • Paul, James Balfour (ed.), The Scots Peerage: founded on Wood's edition of Sir Robert Douglas's peerage of Scotland; containing an historical and genealogical account of the nobility of that kingdom, vol. 4, Edinburgh: David Douglas, 1907. Digitised by Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, available at Internet Archive ( : viewed 19 September 2015)

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