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Obituary for Elmer Robert Hamilton
11 August, 1876 - 27 August, 1938
From The Caldwell News-Tribune,
dated Monday, 29 August, 1938 
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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His wife was Lenora V. Bates and they were married
5 October, 1904 in Caldwell, Canyon Co., Idaho


Canyon County Pioneer Dies At Parma Home

     Elmer Robert Hamilton of Parma died Saturday evening at his home at the age of 62.  He was born in Storrey county, Ia., and crossed the plains over the Old Oregon Trail with his parents when an infant.  The family first settle near Eagle and then near Parma where Mr. Hamilton spent most of his time improving the place which has been his home since he was married in 1904.
     He is survived by his wife, Lenora;  eleven children, Mrs. Charlotte Bowers of Boise, Stewart of Salt Lake City, George, Elmer E., Edna, Ralph, Leslie, Orville, Margaret, Alma, and Alta, all of Parma;  three grandchildren, one brother, Eugene, of Salem, Ore.;  two sisters, Mrs. Cora Colson, of Glendale, Calif., and Mrs. Clara Shurtz of Parma.
     Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 in Parma.  Interment will be in the Ten Davis cemetery.  The body is at the Peckham Funeral chapel.