- Born: 13 July 1855, New Carnbroe, Bothwell Parish, Lanarkshire, Scotland
- Marriage (1): McSHANE, Anna in 1887 in New York City, New York, USA
- Died: 25 November 1938, New York City, New York, USA 1
Other names for Hugh were HAMILL, Hugh and HAMILL, Hugh J.
Hugh was included in his family's entry in the 1861 census for Cambusnethan parish. He was aged 5 years, and had been born in Carnbroe, Lanarkshire.
In 1862 the Poor Law records recorded Hugh was aged 7 years and a dependant of his mother.
Hugh was recorded by the 1871 census, living at his mother's home at Biggar Road, in the hamlet of Rowentree, Holytown. He was 15 years old and a coal miner. He had been born at Carnbroe.
Hugh married Anna McSHANE, daughter of Felix McSHANE and Ann HART, in 1887 in New York City, New York, USA. (Anna McSHANE was born on 15 November 1865 in Dundalk, County Louth, Ireland 2 and died on 17 November 1943 in Bronx, New York, USA.)