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Lieut John Hammond

Lieut John Hammond

Lavenham, Babergh District, Suffolk, England
Death 22 Nov 1709 (aged 83)
Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot 53
Memorial ID 27162680 · View Source
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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.

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)

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

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