Hamil Families
Alan Anderson, Compiler

Simeon Hamil b. Jan. 22,1808 in Ga., d. Sept. 3,1878 in Floyd Co.,
Ga., married Aug. 25,1829 in Pike Co., Ga., Lucinda Smith b. Sept.
12,1812 in Ga., d. May 13,1876 in Floyd Co., Ga.  Simeon and Lu-
cinda Hamil had the following known children:  1) unnamed female;
2) Frances Marion b. 183_ d. Oct. 1,1840; 3) John R. b. 1835 in 
Floyd Co., Ga., d. Dec. 18,1884 in Americus, Ga., md. 1) Minerva 
Pond, 2) Martha W. ____; 4) Andrew Jackson b. Nov. 1838 in Floyd 
Co., Ga., d. Feb. 4,1918 in Americus, Ga., md. Martha Emma Wheeler 
Dec. 23,1866; 5) L. Wilson b. ca. 1840 in Floyd Co., Ga., d. 19-
__; 6) Sarah A. b. ca. 1848 in Floyd Co., Ga., md. Thomas Griffin 
Sept. 5,1870; 7) Jenny L. b. Nov. 1,1850 in Floyd Co., Ga., d. 
Apr. 5,1908, md. Thomas J. Griffin.

July 20,1825 - Simeon Hamil, charter member, Towaliga Baptist 
Church, Butts Co., Ga. (Bryant, Hugh, Rhoda, Sarah, Sr., Sarah, 
Jr., Clark and Nancy Hamil also charter members).
Nov. 28,1832 - Macon, Ga. "Telegraph" legal ad for Butts Co., Ga.
sheriff's sale of Negro woman, Tamer, age 35, property of Simeon
Hamil, fi fa of McDaniel, Goodman & Co.
May   8,1841 - Simeon Hamil, et. al., on committee for lunacy
hearing of Phoebe Ryal (Floyd Co., Ga. Ordinary Court).

Apr. 27,1861 - Andrew J. Hamil, Pvt, "Sumter Light Guards", Co. 
K, 4th Regiment, Ga. Volunteer Infantry, CSA (Apr. 1,1862 - 
transferred to Capt. N.W. Smith's Co., Milligan's Independent 
Signal Corps).

John R. Hamil married Minerva Pond, of Jefferson Co., Fla., ca.
1850's but not in her home county.
John R. and Minerva P. Hamil had the following known children:
1) Virginia b. Feb. 1866 in Americus, Ga., d. Feb. 28,1936 in At-
lanta, Ga., md. William C. Gray, Jr. Jan. 8,1885 in Americus, Ga.;
2) Irene b. ca. 1868 in Americus, Ga., d. ca. 1880-83 in Americus,

John R. and Martha W. Hamil had the following known children:
1) John R., Jr. b. ca. 1874 in Americus, Ga., d. 19__. 
Martha W. Hamil d. 1884 in Americus, Ga.

John R. Hamil, Sgt, "Sumter Flying Artillery", Co. A, 11th Bat- 
talion, Ga. Artillery, CSA.
July 18,1867 - John R. Hamil signed U.S. loyalty oath in Americus,
Ga. certifying his residence in the county for 24 months, in the
state for 300 months and being born in Ga.

John R. Hamil, Americus City Councilman, 1871-1874.

John R. Hamil newspaper notes from the "Sumter Republican":
Jan.  3,1873 - J.R. Hamil, alderman, city of Americus
July 25,1873 - "The contract for building a new Masonic Hall in
Thomasville, has been given to Messrs. Cobb & Hamil...These gen-
tlemen are thorough practical workmen..."
Dec. 19,1873 - J.R. Hamil reelected to Americus city council with
201 votes
Dec. 12,1879 - "...A new brick row of mercantile houses has been
lately erected by the capitalists of Montezuma, under the plastic
and executive skill of Messrs. R.E. Cobb and John Hamil, of Amer-
Apr. 30,1880 - "Cobb & Hamil have organized a brick yard east of
Americus at the old brick yard pond this side the Mayo place..."
May  13,1881 - "On Tuesday last the workmen of J.R. Hamil broke
dirt on the vacant lot of Mr. G.W. Glover, on the North side of
the public square, digging the foundations of a new store house
July 18,1884 - "Mr. John Hamil has bought another lot adjoining
that on which his residence is located and paled it in.  The new
lot is level and well shaded and will probably, for the present,
be devoted to croquet."
Sept 26,1884 - "Mr. John R. Hamil, who had a severe attack of 
bloody dysentery, Monday night and Tuesday morning and was 
thought dying at that time, was considered out of danger at the
time of going (to) press."
Dec. 26,1884 - obit of John R. Hamil

Oak Grove Cemetery, Americus, Ga. Records:  Plot 76 SW -
1) John Hamil 2) wife of John Hamil 3) child of John Hamil 4)
infant of John Hamil 5) infant of John Hamil 6) child of Duke
Hamil 7) John Hamil 8) Emmett Hamil