William Gordon Hamilton

ID# 629, (1887-1955)
     William Gordon Hamilton was known as Gordon. He was born on 29 April 1887 in South Crosby Twp, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario.1,2 He was the son of Charles Hamilton and Eleanor Fitzgerald.2 He was baptized on 15 May 1887 in St Philip Neri Church, Toledo, Leeds & Grenville County, OntarioG.2 He was a physician in Westport, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario.3 He married Caroline Olga Fahey on 27 June 1917 in Elgin, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario.3 He died on 16 April 1955 at age 67. He was buried in St Edward's Cemetery, Bedford Twp, Frontenac County, OntarioG.4

The W. Gordon Hamilton Bursary in Medicine at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario was established in his memory by his family and friends. For details see the Queen's University site.

Census Records

YearPlaceHead of Household
1891Crosby South, Leeds South, OntarioCharles Hamilton5
1901Crosby South, Leeds South, OntarioCharles Hamilton6
Last Edited=12 Sep 2018


  1. [S798] William Hamilton, Birth Registration 018216 (6 Jul 1887), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  2. [S1424] Baptisms, marriages, burials 1883-1910: baptism of William Gordon Hamilton, pg 34, St Philip Neri Church, Toledo, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario. Viewed 2012-2019, at familysearch.org, database: Ontario, Roman Catholic Church Records, 1760-1923, img 18.
  3. [S978] William Gordon Hamilton & Caroline Fahey, Marriage Registration 011771 (7 Jul 1917), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  4. [S1885] W Gordon Hamilton & family Tombstone, St Edward's Cemetery, Westport, Leeds & Grenville County, Ontario.
  5. [S457] 1891 Census (South Crosby, Leeds South, Ontario), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario T-6350, Charles Hamilton family.
  6. [S308] 1901 Census (Crosby South, Leeds South, Ontario), Library & Archives Canada, Ottawa, Ontario T-6478, Charles Hamilton family.
  7. [S1826] Mike Farrell, "Children of Dr. William G Hamilton," e-mail message from e-mail address (unknown address) to Faye West, 8 May 2016.
  8. [S1001] Mary Anna Belle Hamilton, Death Registration 019474 (3 Dec 1919), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  9. [S979] Hamilton, Death Registration 019322 (8 Jan 1921), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  10. [S981] Hamilton, Death Registration 019507 (24 Apr 1925), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  11. [S1019] Mary Elaine Hamilton, Death Registration 021641 (19 Oct 1931), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca
  12. [S983] Mary Ann Hamilton, Death Registration 021244 (11 Nov 1932), Ancestry, http://www.ancestry.ca