States: New Jersey: Somerset
William Hamilton and Elizabeth McCullough were married Feb. 11, 1752 in Somerset Co., N. J. They went to the Barbados and when returning he died at sea and was buried at sea. Elizabeth supposedly landed in San Augustine, Florida where their only child and daughter, Jane Hamilton was born Nov. 1753. Jane married Capt. Robert Cooper of Chester Co., S. C. in Pennsylvania circa 1768 where they had relatives.
Did her mother, Elizabeth McCullough Hamilton marry a Matthew Amberson the second time?
It has been said that Hugh Cooper, father of Capt. Robert Cooper, lived at Basking Ridge and that his wife, Mary divorced him. No records of this divorce or her maiden name have been found. Any data will be appreciated. L. W. Roberts
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