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From: Alice M Brook <>
Subject: Re: [HAMMAN-L] Hammons site
Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2000 12:57:03 -0700
Military service - Hammon/Hammond
William Hammond was on the muster roll for Cumberland County, PA,
Militia, Second Battalion, Fourth Company on March 14, 1781. By July 30,
1781, he was trasferred to the Sixth Battalion, Captain Hodges' Company.
William also served a tour of active duty with the Cumberland County
Militia as a member of Captain Jordan's Company during the Rev. Was. He
appears on the list of Soldiers of the Revolution who received pay for
services as members of Rangers on the Frontier, 17788-1783.
William was born in Northern Ireland, Ulster, about 1743, came to
America in 1773, served an indenture to John Milleman in Chester County,
PA for two years, married Elizabeth Mickey 21 September 1784 in
Cumberland Co. PA. The family moved to Washington Co. Virgina on the
south fork of the Holston River, where they lived until William's death
on 20 January 1820.
Their children were: 1) William Hammond, Jr., b. 1785, d. 1814 in
Bradley's Company, 2nd Regiment of US Infantry.
2) Benjamin Hammond b. 1788, d. between 1850 and 1860. m. Nancy
Pemberton in 1808.
3. Elizabeth Hammond, m. Nathaniel Maxwell, Jr.
4. Thomas Mickey Hammond, b. 1794, d. 1880, m. Elizabeth Berry.
Served as Private in Captain William King's Company of E. Tennessee
Militia in the War of 1812 and fought under General Andrew Jackson at
Battle of Horsesheo Bend against the Creek Nation.
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Descendants of William/Benjamin/James/John Hammond:
Earl Harrison Hammond, b. 1894, d. 1974, m. 1) Carrie Hiams and 2) Susan
Duffy. Served as Scout in Rainbow Division, Co. C, WWI, from 1917 to
1919. 5 daughters.
Harold Stanley (Buster) Hammond, b. b. 1906, d. 197?. Served in Army,
WWII as welder, no overseas service. m. three times, no children.