Ancestry of Bruce Archibald Hamilton: Second Generation

Second Generation

2. James Allan2 Hamilton (Archibald3, George4, Robert5, James6, Robert7, John8) (#2) was born in Spring Valley, Rockland, New York, Usa 16 Aug 1919. James died 10 Nov 1979 in Rockingham, Richmond, North Carolina, Usa, at 60 years of age.

He married twice. He married Anne Terman 1977. (Anne Terman is #32.) DEATH: per Social Security Death Index: SSN=130-07-9300 (NY) b. 16 Aug 1919 d. Nov 1979 last payment zip code= 28379 (Hamlet, Richmond, NC). Killed in car wreck. Truck made left turn in front of him. He was driving a 1969 VW beetle. !MILITARY: as told by James Hamilton over the years and recalled by Bruce Hamilton: US Navy 1942-1945. Basic training at Great Lakes near Chicago. USS Hector (repair ship), machinist's mate. Behind combat lines all over the Pacific: Hawaii, Saipan, Eniwetok, Yap, Truk, Leyte... !EDUCATION: LaFayette College, Easton, PA, BS Chemistry 1950. !EMPLOYMENT: c. 1937-1941, teller, First National City Bank, New York City. 1946 Lederle Labs, Pearl River, NY 1950-1967 extractive metallurgist, National Lead Co., Sayreville, NJ 1967-1968 Vanadium Corp. of America, Shiprock, NM (acquired by Foote Mineral Co.) 1968-c.1975 Foote Mineral Co., Kings Mt., NC !RESIDENCE: Phillipsburg, NJ 1948-50 207 Main St., Keyport, NJ, Jun 1950-Feb 1955 (upstairs in 2-unit house) 60 Harvey Ave., Lincroft, NJ 07738, Feb 1955-Feb 1967 Had a large vegetable garden. Raised strawberries, tomatoes, squash, blueberries,... Enjoyed construction projects such as putting in a new front sidewalk, rear patio, grape arbor. 3401 Edgecliff Dr., Farmington, NM 87401, Feb 1967-Aug 1968 1201 Farmington Lane, West Chester, PA 19380, Aug 1968-1972 Kings Mt., NC 1972-c.1975 !VEHICLES: 1939 Ford 1953? Ford 1958 black VW bettle 1961 red and white VW camper, which went through 2 engines and a transmission in only 40,000 miles. 1964 Dodge van, bought empty and built out to resemble the 1961 VW camper.

James Allan Hamilton and Ruth Pearl Mackay had the following children:

child + 1 i. Bruce Archibald1 Hamilton (still alive).

child 3 ii. Patricia Ann Hamilton (#5) (still alive).

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