Biography of Oliver Hammond
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Hammond, Oliver, was one of three brothers, William, Lebbeas, and Oliver, who survived the Wyoming massacre in the Revolutionary war. Born in Luzerne County, Pa., he died at Kinnian Mountains, Pa., at the age of fifty four. His children were Lebbeas, who died aged seventy three; Sbubael, who died aged seventy five; Martin, who died aged seventy five; Rhoda, who died aged eighty four; Olive, who died aged seventy six; Lucy, who died aged fifty four; and Ann, who survives at the age off 109 years. Martin Hammon was born in Southport, N. Y., in July, 1792, and died in July, 1865. He married a daughter of Guerden Chapman, who died in 1864, at the age of sixty seven. Their children were Sally A., William O., Hiram B., George W., Martin, Mary L., and Charles H. The latter, born at Big Flats, May 29, 1838, married, in 1863, Amanda Kennedy, of that town, and daughter of Elias and Eliza (Dill) Kennedy. His children are Martin E, and Nellie M. Martin E. Hammond married Emma, daughter of John and Annie (Gleason) Stermer, who has borne him one son, Charlie M. Martin Hammond served in the War of 1812 at the burning of Buffalo. He came to Big Flats in 1822, from Southport, where he married. Charles Hammond has served two terms as justice of the peace.

From:
Our County and its people
A History of the Valley and County of Chemung
BY: Ausburn Towner
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1892


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