Abercorn, Hamilton, Earl of

For the origin and antiquity of the illustrious house of Hamilton reference is made to the article Duke of Hamilton. The Earls of Abercorn, the representatives of the house in the male line, belong to a familiy who are not the least distinguished of the name. Their immediate predecessor was a man eminent in his day, of whom we now treat.

Claud Hamilton, 1st Lord Paisley
son:
James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn
son:
James Hamilton, 2nd Earl of Abercorn
son:
George Hamilton, 3rd Earl of Abercorn


James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, above
son:
Claud Hamilton, 2nd Lord Strabane
son:
James Hamilton, 3rd Lord Strabane
brother:
George Hamilton, 4th Lord Strabane
son:
Claud Hamilton, 4th Earl of Abercorn
brother:
Charles Hamilton, 5th Earl of Abercorn


James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Abercorn, above
son:
Sir George Hamilton, Bt. of Donalong
son:
Colonel James Hamilton
son:
James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn
son:
James Hamilton, 7th Earl of Abercorn
son:
James Hamilton, 8th Earl of Abercorn


James Hamilton, 7th Earl of Abercorn, above
son:
Lt. Hon. John Hamilton
son:
John James Hamilton, 1st Marquess of Abercorn
son:
James Hamilton, Viscount Hamilton
son:
James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn
son:
James Hamilton, 2nd Duke of Abercorn