Hancock County ILGenweb

S. J. Hammond

Transcribed by Marcia Siegfried Redding


S. J. Hammond is a native of Muskingum county, Ohio, and was born Sept. 6, 1839; son of Moses and Elizabeth Hammond. His father was a native of Massachusetts, and his mother of Vermont. Our subject came to this county in 1847 and settled in Wythe tp., where he has since resided, engaged in general farming. He has for several years been engaged in horticulture, he and his brother having an orchard of 130 acres. Mr. Hammond owns a fine farm of 500 acres. He was united in marriage Feb. 22, 1865, to Miss Emeline Chandler. This marriage was blessed with 8 children, of whom 6 are living; viz., Elizabeth, Julia E., Arthur R., Henrietta, Harley R. and John. Mr. Hammond was the enrolling officer of this township during the last war.

Page: 630

Title: 1880 History of Hancock County, Illinois

Author: By TH. Gregg

Published by: Chas. C. Chapman & Co.



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