Howard Melanchon Hamil


Personal and Family Information

Howard was born on 10 AUG 1847 in Lowdensshore, Alabama, the son of Edward Joseph Hamil and Anna Jane Simmons.

He died on 21 JAN 1915 in Pates, Granger, Tennessee.

His wife was Ada L Hamil, who he married in 1885 in Probably Illinois. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Howard Melanchon Hamil


Edward Joseph Hamil


Anna Jane Simmons


Holman Freeman Simmons


John Simmons


Ann Freeman


Sarah Eliza Hawkins Burns


Robert Burns


unknown McIntosh



Birth10 Aug 1847
Place: Lowdensshore, Alabama
Death21 JAN 1915
Place: Pates, Granger, Tennessee
Address: Tenn Death & burial index names father EJ Hamil born Scotland mother Anna Jane Simmons born Georgia
CensusOCT 1850
Place: Marengo, Alabama
Age: 5 born Alabama
Address: dwelling 952 family 952 with parents and 3 siblings
CensusJUL 1860
Place: Macon, Alabama
Age: 15 born Alabama
Address: dwelling 168 family 171 with parents and 5 siblings
Census18 JUN 1870
Place: Opelika, Lee, Alabama
Age: 22 born Ala
Census14 JUN 1880
Place: Hoosier, Clay county, Illinois
Age: 33 born Ala
Address: dwelling 140 family 140 Hamill, H.M single, teacher, born Ala, father born Scotland, mother born Ga
Census6 JUN 1900
Place: Jacksonville, Morgan County, Illinois
Age: 52 born Ala
Address: 721 West College Ave, dwelling 115 family 122 Howard Hamill 52 born Ala married 15 yrs, father born Scotland, mother Georgia, Clergyman --- Ada L, wife born Mar 1866, age 34, married 15 yr 0 children born Illinois, father and mother born England, music teacher
Census19 APR 1910
Place: Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee
Age: 56 born Ala
Address: 2213 Murphey? Avenue, dwelling 85 family 90 Hamil, Howard H 56, married 2, this marriage 2 yrs?, born Ala ---Ada L, wife age 36 married 1, this marriage 2 yrs? born Illinois
Other Event25 MAR 1864
Place: Brooksville, Hernando Cty, Florida
Age: 16
Type: Military Service
Address: Enlisted in Company I, Florida 9th Infantry Regiment on 25 Mar 1864 Promoted to Full Sergeant on 25 May 1864, Birth Date: 10 Aug 1847 Biographical Rosters of Florida's Soldiers 1861-1865