Reuben Gilliam Hamilton, 18761962 (aged 86 years)

Name
Reuben Gilliam /Hamilton/
Birth February 7, 1876 28 28

Education
Clemson Univ., B.S. 1896; U of PA, M.D. 1902

Birth of a brotherFrank Walton Hamilton
April 30, 1877 (aged 1 year)

Birth of a brotherThomas Laurens Hamilton
February 6, 1879 (aged 2 years)

Birth of a brotherFrederick Parham Hamilton
April 7, 1881 (aged 5 years)
Birth of a sisterBertha Leonora Hamilton
June 22, 1890 (aged 14 years)

Death of a brotherFrank Walton Hamilton
June 25, 1890 (aged 14 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Laurens Hamilton
June 29, 1897 (aged 21 years)
MarriageFlora SetzlerView this family
October 26, 1897 (aged 21 years)

Note: Per Madeline Jefferies Long their marriage was Oct 20, 1897
Birth of a sonLaurens Adams Hamilton
July 31, 1898 (aged 22 years)

Birth of a daughterHelen Louise Hamilton
January 7, 1904 (aged 27 years)

Death of a sisterMary Helen Hamilton
August 5, 1909 (aged 33 years)
Death of a fatherPeterson Parham Hamilton
1917 (aged 40 years)
Death of a motherAletha Angelina Aggie Jeter
December 18, 1926 (aged 50 years)
Death of a wifeFlora Setzler
November 22, 1947 (aged 71 years)

Indiv Note

Practiced medicine in Union Co 1902-1910; Fairfield Co 1910-1917. See pages 560 in "Our Kin".

Death June 6, 1962 (aged 86 years) Age: 86

Address: Died in a nursing home near Chapin.
Family with parents
father
18481917
Birth: January 13, 1848 37 29
Death: 1917Kelly's Chapel Cemetery, Carlisle, South Carolina, USA
mother
18471926
Birth: November 23, 1847 46 41
Death: December 18, 1926Kelly's Chapel Cemetery, Carlisle, South Carolina, USA
Marriage
Marriage: November 19, 1873
11 months
elder sister
18741909
Birth: October 1, 1874 26 26
Death: August 5, 1909Kelly's Chapel Cemetery, Carlisle, South Carolina, USA
16 months
himself
18761962
Birth: February 7, 1876 28 28
Death: June 6, 1962
15 months
younger brother
18771890
Birth: April 30, 1877 29 29
Death: June 25, 1890Kelly's Chapel Cemetery, Carlisle, South Carolina, USA
22 months
younger brother
18791897
Birth: February 6, 1879 31 31
Death: June 29, 1897Kelly's Chapel Cemetery, Carlisle, South Carolina, USA
2 years
younger brother
18811978
Birth: April 7, 1881 33 33Carlisle, South Carolina, USA
Death: July 6, 1978Forest Lawn Cemetery, Union, South Carolina, USA
9 years
younger sister
Family with Flora Setzler
himself
18761962
Birth: February 7, 1876 28 28
Death: June 6, 1962
wife
Marriage
Marriage: October 26, 1897
9 months
son
6 years
daughter
Marriage

Per Madeline Jefferies Long their marriage was Oct 20, 1897

Indiv Note

Practiced medicine in Union Co 1902-1910; Fairfield Co 1910-1917. See pages 560 in "Our Kin".

Note

Captain of 1st Clemson Football Team in 1896: https://clemsontigers.com/1896-first-team-first-game/

Went on to PA Medical College to become a physician.

During WWII, he formed the SC Medical Corps. He received medals for bravery and heroism, receiving extensive injuries to his lungs from mustard gas.

He could no longer practice medicine and became a malariologist with the health department and later worked with SCE&G while they were building Lake Murray.

Above notes from Madeline Jefferies Long, 8-20-2019