Samuel Hamilton, born in Ireland, in 1752, was the son of a linen merchant, or weaver, came to Boston about 1772, and settled in Chesterfield sometime between 1780 and 1785. He married Mary, sister of Dr. Joshua Tyler, May 9, 1775. He was engaged after coming to Chesterfield in the weaving of linen cloth. He died February 12, 1810. His children were John, Hannah, Hance, Loammi, James, Samuel, Ara, Fanny, Uri, and Amadella. Ara, born May 22, 1789, married twice, first, Sally, daughter of James Roberston, in 1815, who died December 11, 1823; and second.Almira, daughter of Phineas Fullam, in 1824. He was lieutenant in Capt. Reuben Marsh’s company, which was stationed at Portsmouth in the autumn of 1814. He was selectman in 1839, ’41, ’43 and ’45. He died July 24, 1865. He had born to him two children, Sarah R. and George L. The latter was born December 14, 1828, married Hannah E., daughter of Elias Brown, January 1, 1849, and has had born to him five children, as follows: Frank, Luella A., Frederick M., Frank C., and Vanetta M. George L. is a manufacturer of sash, doors and blinds, at Chesterfield Factory. His son Frederick M. was born April 29, 1854, and married Addie M., daughter of James C. Farwell, November 4, 1880. Frank C. was born November 23, 1855.