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(Cir 1860-Between 1888)
Jacob Reed BROOKS
Sarah Connally GADDIS
(Abt 1824-1885)
Emily Ann Gaddis BROOKS

Zachary Taylor HAMILTON


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Paralee DAVIS

Zachary Taylor HAMILTON

  • Born: 15 Jan 1847, , , Georgia, United States 1
  • Marriage: Paralee DAVIS
  • Died: 11 May 1923, Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, United States at age 76

bullet   Another name for Zachary was Bud HAMILTON.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Alt. Birth, 1847, , Pope County, Arkansas, United States.

Alt. Birth, Between Jan 1847 and 1851, , , Arkansas, United States. 2

Alt. Birth, 1849, , , Georgia, United States. 3

Census, 18 Aug 1870, Richland, Newton County, Arkansas, United States. 3 Taylor, 21, is living with his brother, Joseph, 25, and his wife, Joesphine, 25, and their two children. He is a farm laborer and was born in Georgia.

Census, 21 Jun 1880, Boston, Madison County, Arkansas, United States. 2

Census: U.S. Federal, 12 Jun 1900, Boston, Madison County, Arkansas, United States. 4


Zachary married Paralee DAVIS, daughter of Richard DAVIS and Louisannna KAVANAUGH. (Paralee DAVIS was born on 5 Jun 1853 in Mt. Judea, Newton County, Arkansas, United States and died on 14 Oct 1899 in , Madison County, Arkansas, United States 5.)

bullet  Marriage Notes:

"The Madison County Courthouse was built in 1845. In 1863, the courthouse was burned by federal troops during the Civil War. It was rebuilt and completed in 1871. Again it was destroyed by fire in 1879 and rebuilt in 1882. The current 3-story courthouse was built in 1919." from

Per the county clerk's office, the records prior to 1901 were destroyed by fire.



1 1860 United States Federal Census.

2 1880 United States Federal Census.

3 1870 United States Federal Census.

4 1900 U.S. census, Madison, Arkansas population schedule, Boston, enumeration district (ED) 66, p. 8A, dwelling 133, family 134, Taylor Hamilton; digital images, Ancestry( : accessed 10 Feb 2008); citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm T623, roll 67;
Taylor Hamilton, a 53 year old (Jan 1847) farmer, was living with his wife, Paralee, 47 (Jun 1853), and children, Walter, 21 (Aug 1878), Ephram, 19 (Apr 1881), Emma, 14 (Mar 1886), Louisia, 11 (Sep 1888), Preston, 9 (Aug 1890), Burt, 8 (Apr 1892), and Lizzie, 6 (May 1894), in Boston, Madison County, Arkansas. Taylor and Paralee had been married 28 years (abt. 1872.) Paralee had borne thirteen children, nine of which were alive at the time of the census. Taylor's parents were born in Georgia. Paralee's father was born in Arkansas and mother in Missouri. He owned the farm free of mortgage and the property was enumerated on schedule 89. Preston, Burt and Lizzie could not read and write yet.

5 Madison County Cemeteries, p. 76.

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