All extant hard copies of The Connector from 1979 to the final issue of November 2003, are in the process of being scanned to electronic format. Once complete, the collection will be for sale on CD at a cost of $75.00. They will also be made available in the member area of the site.

As progress is made on this project, this page will be updated.

With the long-failing health of our Past President, Larry Hamilton, Sr., and resulting lack of organization, we are in need of a few issues to fill in the collection. If you have any of the following issues that you wish to donate to the collection for the CD, you will receive a free CD of all issues of The Connector. We are still sorting through papers and storage following his death November 10, 2009. Please contact the webmaster before mailing your issue to make sure that particular issue has not been donated. 

Thanks to the donations of copies of the missing issues, 8 of the ten items needed are coved. We now only need to items, as of June 29, 2010.

The issues we need are:

1983 - Index

1987 - Index

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Irish Hamiltons

From: Larry Hamilton, Sr.
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Sent: Friday, November 05, 1999 10:37 AM
Subject: Irish Hamiltons


If listers have not seen, or heard of "The Book of Irish Families Great & Small", or The Irish Genealogical Association in Kansas City, MO, suggest you contact them at or write them at Journal of Irish Families, Box 7575, Kansas City, MO 64116. They document where information may be found.
Hamilton is the name of a well known Scottish family planted in Ireland who became prominent after settlement. Note the place name of Monorhamilton in Co. Leitrim. The Hamiltons of Ballymoney are noted in the book 'Families of Ballyrashane' by Mullin.

In older records Claude Hamilton is listed as a Scottish Undertaker in the barony of the Fewes, Co. Armagh, during the Ulster plantation. Sir George Hamilton is found in the precinct of Strabane, Co. Tyrone, and Robert Hamilton is found in the precinct of Magheriboy, in Co. Fermanagh. Sir Alexander Hamilton, of Endervicke, Scotland, was found in Tuyllyhunco, in Co. Caven.

Milesian families gives the name in Dublin, Donegal, Downand Cavan arriving in 1640 from Scotland. In the 1890 birth index the name is found in Antrim, Down, Tyrone, and Londonderry. The spelling of Hamiltone was used in the census of 1659 to record the name in County Down. The arms of one James Hamilton, Earl of Clanbrassil, are found in the 'Irish Book of Arms', among 6 listings for the name.

Included in that work is Hamilton-Stubber of Moyne and Castle Fleming of Queens Co., Hamilton of Kellyleagh Castle, Co., Down, Hamialton of Cornacassa, Co. Monaghan, of whom it is said that two brothers came to Ireland together, one settling in Monaghan and the other in Down, and the family of Barret-Hamilton of Kilmanock House, Co. Wexford. The family of Hamilton of Ballymacoll, Co. Meath, are given in the Irish Book of Arms as well.


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