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Frank Upton Hamilton/Cora Ellen Moyers (F179)

Family: Frank Upton Hamilton/Cora Ellen Moyers (F179)

m. 14 Dec 1899

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  • Frank Upton HamiltonFather | Male
    Frank Upton Hamilton

    Born  23 Mar 1874  Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  15 Feb 1950  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  17 Feb 1950  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Married  14 Dec 1899  [1, 2]  at her home in Louisa County, Iowa  [1, 2] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Alexander Hamilton | F176 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Susannah Dotson | F176 Group Sheet 

    Cora Ellen MoyersMother | Female
    Cora Ellen Moyers

    Born  15 Apr 1878  farm near Sperry, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  12 Oct 1948  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  14 Oct 1948  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  George Washington Earl Moyers | F6 Group Sheet 
    Mother  Rebecca Ellen Pence | F6 Group Sheet 

    Hazel Agnes HamiltonChild 1 | Female
    > Hazel Agnes Hamilton

    Born  28 Feb 1903  Newport, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Died  25 Dec 1992  Bethesda Care Center, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Buried  28 Dec 1992  Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun Township, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Russell Eubanks | F1024 
    Married  19 Dec 1925  Parsonage of the Lutheran Church, Mediapolis, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Harvey Horace Hemphill | F1633 
    Married  10 Apr 1954  Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Photos
    The Families of Frank Upton Hamilton and Hal Roy Moyer Sr.
    The Families of Frank Upton Hamilton and Hal Roy Moyer Sr.
    This photograph, kindly provided by Moyer/Moyers family researcher, Bobbi Buettgenbach, was taken in about 1914 of the families of Halleck Roy Moyer Sr. and of his sister, Cora Ellen (Moyers) Hamilton. The women and girl in the back of the photograph are: Hal's wife, Mathilda Catherine "Martha" (Baxter) Moyer, Cora Ellen (Moyers) Hamilton, and Hazel A. Hamilton. Sitting in the front, Hal Moyer is holding his daughter, Irene Isabelle (she died in 1919 at age 6), and Frank Upton Hamilton is holding on to a young son of Hal and Martha's, Dwight Baxter Moyer.

  • Notes  Iowa Marriage Records:
    • Name: Frank Hamilton; Spouse: Cora E. Moyers; Marriage Date: 14 December 1899; County: Louisa; State: Iowa [however, Frank is listed as single in the 1900 federal census.]

    Marriage Fact:
    • Email note from Marge Kimble regarding their marriage as found in a Louisa County marriage book: December 14, 1899; Frank Hamilton, age 26; Cora E. Moyers, age 22

    Headstone Photograph:
    • Cora Ellen (Moyers) and Frank Upton Hamilton are buried at Elmwood Cemetery, Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa. The epitaph on the stone is: "Hamilton. Cora E., 1878 - 1948. Frank U., 1874 - 1950"

    Newspaper Article:
    • Wapello (IA), August 25. -- The seventh annual reunion of the Davison and Dotson families was held at Chautauqua park in Mediapolis Saturday, with 118 present. The event was featured by a picnic dinner at the noon hour, ice cream and watermelons being served. The afternoon was spent with sports and contests.

      During the business session, officers for the coming year were elected as follows: Mrs. George R. Deihl, Wapello, president; I. M. Jamison, Morning Sun, vice president; Mrs. Henry Meyerholz, Wapello, secretary and treasure; committee on grounds and arrangements: W. D. Peters, W. S. Bailey, Wapello, John Blake, Mediapolis; committee on refreshments; Mrs. Frank Hamilton., Mrs. George Mellinger, Mrs. H. L. Davison, Wapello, Mrs. I. M. Jamison, Morning Sun.

      In addition to those present from Wapello, Morning Sun, Oakville and Mediapolis were Mrs. Frank Barnes, Esther Barnes, George Meyers, Velda Dotson of WEllington: Mr. and Mrs. T. R. Dotson, Max Dotson, Mr. and Mrs. George Walker of New London; Mrs. Clara A. Decker of Harrisonville, Pa.; and Mrs. Harold E. Wilson, Robert and Mary Louise Wilson of Muscatine.

  • Sources 
    1. [S411] Hamilton, Cora Ellen (Moyers) - Obituary (Morning Sun News-Herald), (originally published in the Morning Sun News-Herald, front page, October 14, 1948; Morning Sun, Louisa County, Iowa) (Reliability: 4).

    2. [S26] Iowa Marriages, 1851-1900 (ancestry.com) (Reliability: 3).