Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Robert Somerville Hamilton

Male 1867 - 1947  (79 years)


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  • Name Robert Somerville Hamilton 
    Born 3 Jan 1867  Mothererwell, Perth Co, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Interesting education, author 
    Occupation 1901  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Teacher 
    Occupation 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Teacher, Colegete 
    Religion 1911  Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-65589 
    Died 1947 
    Buried Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I65589  Generations
    Last Modified 29 Sep 2019 

    Father Rev. Robert Hamilton,   b. Abt 1837, Of, Motherwell, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Agnes Somerville,   b. Abt 1837, Of, Motherwell, , Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F20732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Barbara Campbell,   b. 18 Oct 1867, Pickering Twp., York Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 15 Aug 1894  Whitby, Ontario, Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Donald Hamilton,   b. 30 Jul 1895, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Keith Hamilton,   b. 16 Dec 1898, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Margaret Gordon Hamilton,   b. 8 Nov 1900, Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Robert Hamilton,   b. Sep 1910, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 30 Sep 2019 
    Family ID F17143  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Jan 1867 - Mothererwell, Perth Co, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher - 1901 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Teacher, Colegete - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1911 - Galt (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Mount View Cemetery, Cambridge, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • Robert Somerville Hamilton was born in Motherwell and a graduate of Science at the University of Toronto. Also at Cornell University. He taught in Georgetown and Whitby before coming to Galt in 1894, joing the staff at the Galt Colliegiate Institiute. He remained for 40 year years serving as the school's science master. After retiring in 1934 he pursued his interests in local history, writing "The Early History of Galt 1816 - 1866" a book published after his death. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge and died in Toronto 17 Dec 1947.


      Cambridge Mosaic , Jim Quantrell, 1998, City of Cambridge [abbreviated snippet from original text in book]

  • Sources 
    1. [S259] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1901, Galt (Town/Ville) C-9 Page 12.

    2. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Robert S Hamilton Ba Born: Motherwell Ont Age: 24 Father: Rev Robert Hamilton Mother: Agnes Somerville Born: abt 1870 Spouse: Barbara S Campell Age: 26 born: Pickering Ont Father: Robert S Campell Mother: Margret Gordon Campell married 15 Aug 1894 married: Ontario, Whitby

    3. [S572] Census - ON, Waterloo, Galt - 1911, Div. 16 Page 2.