HAMILTON, JACOB [SSNE 6085]

Surname
HAMILTON
First name
JACOB, JAKOB LUDVIG
Title/rank
Nationality
SWEDISH
Region
Social status
Education
Religion

Text source

Jacob Hamilton of Hageby was born in Sweden in 1698. He joined the army as an NCO in October 1712 and eventually became a Captain in the Södermanlands Regiment by 1723. He transferred to French service where he gained the rank of Marceal de Camp as well as becoming a Knight of St Louis. He died in 1767. In 1743 he married Caroline Lewenhaupt.

A. Lewenhaupt, Karl XII:s Officerare Biografiska anteckningar (2 vols., Stockholm, 1920), I, p.272.

Service record

SWEDEN, SMĂ…LANDS REGIMENT
Arrived 1712-10-06, as NCO
Departed 1723-12-31, as CAPTAIN
Capacity OFFICER, purpose MILITARY