Biography of Shubael F. Hammett
Bristol County, MA Biographies





Hammett, Shubael Franklin, was born in Taunton, May 7, 1852, and is a son of William and Mary J. (Cahoon) Hammett. He received his early education in the Taunton public schools and Bryant & Stratton's Business College at Providence, R. I. In 1869 he engaged as a clerk with E. H. Reed, where he remained one and one half years and then went with Washburn & White as bookkeeper, where he remained until June, 1872, and then went to the freight office of the old Taunton branch railroad. During the many changes of the road Mr. Hammett has remained in the same office and has advanced until now he is local freight agent of the Consolidated Railroad. He is a member of King David Lodge, F. & A. M., and Sabbatia Lodge, I. O. O. F. November 24, 1875, he married Isabella W. Macomber of New Bedford, a daughter of George B. and Sarah (Brewster) Macomber, and they have two children: George B. and Harold M.

From:
Our county and its people
A descriptive and biographical history of
Bristol County, Massachusetts
Prepaired and published under the auspices of
The Fall River News and The Taunton Gasette
With assistance of Hon. Alanson Borden
The Boston History Company, Publishers, 1899.

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