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EMILY W. HAMPTON

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Transcription contributed by Martie Callihan 9 December 2004

Sources:
The History of Warren County Ohio
Part V. Biographical Sketches
Turtlecreek Township
(Chicago, IL: W. H. Beers Co, 1882; reprint, Mt. Vernon, IN: Windmill Publications, 1992)
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Union Village and the Shakers of Warren County, Ohio

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EMILY W. HAMPTON, Elderess, Lebanon, was born in Philidelphia, Penn., Jan. 17,1814. She is the daughter of Charles D. and Julia (Carey) Hampton, natives of Berks Co., Penn,, of English descent. Her father was a pioneer physician of Pennsylvania, and also practiced his profession here. She is a sister of Oliver Hampton, a noted shaker speaker, who is now at Union Village. She is one of the two Deaconesses of the Center Family and has occupied that position since 1876. Her father came to Ohio in 1815, and to Union Village in 1822; he died in 1863, and his wife in 1865. They had five children, two boys and three girls, of whom Emily and Oliver are the only survivors.


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