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Hamill, M. M. (Matilda M.)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1818 - 1903

Biography

Matilda M. Green was born in 1818, the only daughter of Richard Montgomery Green (b. 1775, d. 1853), and Mary Henderson Green (b. 1779, d. 1848). Matilda's siblings are Charles Gustavus Green (b. 1812, d. 1847), Alfred Dickinson Green (b. 1814, d. 1867), and Sidney Breeze Green (b. 1826, d. 1880). Matilda married Samuel McClintock Hamill (b.1812, d.1889) in 1838. Their children together include: Mary Green Hamill (b.1840, d. 1926); Isabella Todd Hamill (b. 1840, d.1846); Robert M. Hamill (b.1842, d. 1861); Samuel McClintock Hamill (b.1845, d. 1848) Charles Dickinson Hamill (b.1848, d.1866); Richard Green Hamill (b. 1850, d. 1851 or 1854); Samuel McClintock Hamill, Jr., Esq. (b.1858, d. 1907); Matilda (aka Maude) Augusta Hamill (b. 1855, d. 1889) Matilda M. Green Hamill died in 1903, at the age of 85 years.

Matilda played a central role in caring for the well-being of students at the Lawrenceville School in the mid 19th century, as evidenced by the commendations and thanks conveyed to her, through countless letters sent to her husband Samuel, from parents of students during that time.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lawrenceville

 File
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes correspondence of Dr. Samuel McClintock Hamill and his son, Samuel McClintock Hamill, Jr. Both incoming and outgoing correspondence is included. Much of Dr. Hamill's correspondence pertains to Lawrenceville School business including letters to and from faculty, parents, students, and alums; letters of recommendation; and responses from invitations to guests. The letters cover topics such as infrastructure, religious and social life, and campus surroundings. Some...
Dates: 1831 - 1916

Personal, 1844-1877

 File — Box 2: Series 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: This series includes correspondence of Dr. Samuel McClintock Hamill and his son, Samuel McClintock Hamill, Jr. Both incoming and outgoing correspondence is included. Much of Dr. Hamill's correspondence pertains to Lawrenceville School business including letters to and from faculty, parents, students, and alums; letters of recommendation; and responses from invitations to guests. The letters cover topics such as infrastructure, religious and social life, and campus surroundings. Some...
Dates: 1844-1877