James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn

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James Hamilton

Birthplace: Dunnalong, Donaghedy, Tyrone, Ireland
Death: November 28, 1734 (68-77)
London, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: London, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Colonel James Hamilton and Elizabeth Hamilton
Husband of Elizabeth Hamilton, Countess of Abercorn
Father of James Hamilton, 7th Earl of Abercorn; Hon. George Hamilton; Jane Hamilton; Mary Hamilton; Charles Hamilton and 2 others
Brother of John M. Hamilton and William Hamilton

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About James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn





Both give another death date as 28 September which is probably a mistake



6th Earl of Abercorn 1st Viscount Strabane 1st Baron Mountcastle 7th Lord Hamilton, Baron of Strabane 6th Lord Abercorn of Linlithgow 6th Lord Paisley, Hamilton, Mountcashell and Kirkpatrick 2nd Baronet Hamilton of Donalong

Son of Col. James Hamilton and Elizabeth Colepeper. Paternal grandson of the Honourable Sir George Hamilton, 1st Baronet, and Lady Mary Butler. Maternal grandson of John Culpeper, 1st Baron Culpeper of Thoresway, and Judith Culpeper.

James married Elizabeth Reading in 1673. She was the daughter of Sir Robert Reading, 1st and last Baronet, and Jane Hannay, widow of the 1st Earl of Mountrath.

They were parents to 14 children, nine of whom are known to have grown to adulthood and married. One of his sons was lost at sea in 1721, and two others were MPs in the Irish Parliament.

James became Earl of Abercorn on the death of his cousin Charles in Jun 1701. He was created Viscount Strabane and Baron Mountcastle that December.

He was succeeded by his eldest son James. His widow died in 1754.

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James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn's Timeline

September 28, 1660
Derry, County Londonderry, Ireland
Dunnalong, Donaghedy, Tyrone, Ireland
March 22, 1686
Dunnalong, Donaghedy, Tyrone, Ireland
Tyrone Ireland, Strabane, Strabane, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Dublin, Dublin City, Dublin, Ireland
November 28, 1734
Age 73
London, Middlesex, England
December 3, 1734
Age 73
Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster Abbey, London, England (United Kingdom)