|Birth: ||Jul. 6, 1842|
|Death: ||Feb. 11, 1926|
Born in Brown Co., IL. on July 6, 1842 to James H. Hammons and Mary Mc Kern.
In 1845 they moved to Mercer Co., MO., near the town of Millgrove.
Jonathan, who was called Jaunt, enlisted in the Federal Army at Middlebury, Mercer Co., MO. on the 26th day of August, 1861.
He served as a Private, 23rd Missouri, Company C. He was a company cook and fought in the siege of Atlanta, July 21 - August 25, 1864.
Jaunt was wounded twice, once struck in left temple and once in arm, by grape shot, at Jonesboro, GA.
He stood 5'10", was of fair complexion, had blue eyes and dark hair.
On March 18, 1866, he married Margaret Jane Stanturf, daughter of Henry Aaron and Leah Harland Stanturf.
Died of smallpox, Feb. 11, 1926.
Source; Barbara Hammon
Created by: Bev
Record added: Mar 01, 2005
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