Name: William F Hamrick
Given Name: William F
Birth: 1789 in ,Greenbriar,VA
Death: 13 Jan 1851 in ,Nicholas,VA
Burial: Unmrked Grave Robertson Farm, Summersville, Nicholas, WV
Census: 1850 Dist #43,Nicholas,VA
William moved to Elk River after 1810 and lived next to his brotherBenjamin and across the r iver from his wife's sister Nancy. This wasopposit the mouth of Mill Run where her Gregory p arents lived.
Change Date: 11 May 2009 at 16:17:06
William with his brothers Benjamin and Peter served in the war of 1812.They
enlisted at Beverly, Randolph, West Virginia and served in CaptainWamsley's Regiment at Norf ork. They served a period of three months andwere discharged 15 December 1814.
William was a hunter of deer and bear. His family ate the meat and hetraded the hides. He st arted the first school in Webster County, WestVirginia along with his brother Benjamin and J ames Dodrill and build alog school house on Benjamin Hamrick's land. Benoni Griffin was th efirst teacher.
He died in 1850 while away from home and is buried on the Robinson Farm,Summersville, Nichol as, West Virginia in an unmarked grave.
1850 census Nicholas County, Virginia.
William Hamrick age 60; Jane age 53; Elizabeth age 27; Polly age 24; Adamage 20; Rachael ag e 18; Benjamin age 16; Issabella age 12; William age11.
Father: Benjamin Hamrick Jr b: ABT 1755 in Dettington Parish,Fauquier,VA
Mother: Nancy McMillion b: 4 Nov 1762 in ,Fauquier,VA
Jeannette "Jennie" Gregory b: 1796 in .Randolph, VA
14 May 1813
- Nancy Hamrick b: 17 Mar 1818 in ,,VA
- Isaac Hamrick b: 9 May 1818 in ,Randolph,VA
- Sarah Hamrick b: 16 Jun 1820 in ,Nicholas,VA
- Elizabeth Hamrick b: 2 Aug 1822 in ,Nicholas,VA
- Mary "Polly" Hamrick b: 28 Sep 1825 in ,Nicholas,VA
- Rebecca Jane Hamrick b: 7 Jul 1827 in Birch River,Nicholas,VA
- William Gregory Hamrick b: 16 Jun 1828 in ,Braxton,VA
- Adam Gregory "Squire Adam" Hamrick JP b: 4 Jul 1829 in ,Randolph,VA
- Rachael Hamrick b: 27 Feb 1832 in ,Webster,VA
- Benjamin "Kelly Ben" Hamrick b: 11 May 1834 in ,Webster,VA
- Isabel Lynch Hamrick b: 9 Jun 1836 in ,Webster,VA
- Jessa Bella Hamrick b: 1838 in ,,WV