Biography of E. D. Hammond

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E. D. HAMMOND, of Hammond Station, P. O. Elgin, farmer and implement dealer, is a son of the Hon. D. S. Hammond*, a pioneer settler of Hanover, Cook Co. Ill., and was born August 22, 1853, on the old "Hoosier Grove" farm in Hanover. D. S. Hammond was born June 15, 1816, in Washington County, N. Y. Married Laura Barnard. Settled early in Cook County, of which he was elected Sheriff, in 1863, also serving his townsmen many years as Justice of the Peace. He died May 26, 1883. His sons E. G. and E. D. are both prosperous, respected farmers, who have always eschewed polities. They own, together, 310 acres of land, near Elgin, on which Hammond Station is built Both have families. The only daughter of D. S. Hammond, Antoinette Hammond, is now the wife of J. Gilbert, of Elgin.


* Biography of E. G. says his name is David S. Hammond, his wife is Laura J. (Barnard) Hammond.


FROM:
History of Cook County, Illinois
From the earliest period to the present time.
BY: A. T. Andreas
A. T. Andreas, Publisher
Chicago 1884.