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Lieut John Hammond
Birth: Jul., 1626
Lavenham
Suffolk, England
Death: Nov. 22, 1709
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

John Hammond was baptized at Lavenham, Co.Suffolk, England on July 2,1626, and was the son of William Hammond and Elizabeth Paine Hammond. (Great Migration Begins Series, 1995 NEHGS, Vol II, p.852.)

His first wife was Abigail Salter Hammond, the daughter of George Salter and Elizabeth Munning Salter of Dedham, Co Essex, England. His second wife was Sarah Nichols Hammond. His third wife was Prudence Wade Crosby Cotton Hammond.
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HAMMOND (HAMMONS), JOHN, Watertown, s. of William, brot. by his mo. at the age of 7, in the Francis from Ipswich, 1634, was a lieut. by first w. Abigail had John, b. 3 Feb. 1654, wh. d. 1 Oct. 1658; Elizabeth 6 May 1655; and Abigail, 21 June 1658; and ano. John; by sec. w. Sarah Nichols, m. at Charlestown 1664, wh. d. 14 Jan. 1688, aged 45, had Sarah, wh. d. 11 Sept. 1674, yrs.; Hannah, b. 10 Apr. 1669; Nathaniel, July 1677, d. soon; Samuel, 25 Feb. 1680, d. young; and Hepzibah. Her mo. d. 14 Jan. 1689, and by third w. Prudence who surv. him, and d. Sept. 1711, prob. ano ch.; and he d. 22 Nov. 1709. Elizabeth m. a. 1676, John Mason; Abigail m. 18 June 1679, John Hastings; Hannah m. John Poulter, Hepzibah m. 23 Sept. 1708, William Shattuck. He was the richest man in the town, selectman 1664, and often after. His will, dat. 4 days bef. his d. names w. Prudence, and s. John, four ds. with their hs. (A GENEALOGICAL DICTIONARY of THE FIRST SETTLERS OF NEW ENGLAND, BY JAMES SAVAGE)
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Lt. John Hammond, son of William and Elizabeth [Payne], and gr. son of Thomas and Rose (Trippe) of Cavenham, Co. Suffolk, Eng., [b. abt. 1624] was twice married [Abigail Salter and Sarah Nichols]. The maiden names of the wives have not come down to us: they are both buried near him in this ground. Nine children were born to him. (Harris' Epitaphs)
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 Parents:
  William Hammond (1575 - 1662)
  Elizabeth Paine Hammond (____ - 1680)
 
 Spouses:
  Abigail Salter Hammond (1623 - 1663)*
  Sarah Nichols Hammond (1643 - 1689)*
  Prudence Wade Crosby Cotton Hammond (1637 - 1711)*
 
 Children:
  Elizabeth Hammond Mason (1655 - 1715)*
  Abigail Hammond Hastings (1658 - 1718)*
  Sarah Hammond (1666 - 1674)*
  Hannah Hammond Poulter (1669 - 1735)*
  Nathaniel Hammond (1677 - 1678)*
  Hepzibah Hammond Shattuck Robbins (1686 - 1762)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Hammond (1607 - 1636)*
  Anne Hammond (1609 - 1615)*
  John Hammond (1611 - 1620)*
  Hannah Hammond Barron (1616 - 1685)*
  Thomas 02 Hammond (1618 - 1655)**
  Thomas Hammond (1618 - 1655)*
  Elizabeth Hammond House (1619 - 1661)*
  Sarah Hammond Smith (1623 - ____)*
  John Hammond (1626 - 1709)
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
MEMENTO MORI FUGIT HORA

Here lyes buried ye
body of lieutenant
JOHN HAMMOND aged
85 years & 4 mo who
deceased novmbr 22nd 1709
blessed are ye dead that die in ye LORD

 
Burial:
Old Burying Place
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: 53
 
Created by: Bill Boyington
Record added: May 28, 2008
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- Carol
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- tbeck
 Added: Feb. 28, 2014
RIP Great -Grandfather
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