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ELEVENTH GENERATION


121. Lydia SAYRE (4) was born in 1806. (3) She died in 1877.(3) She was a tailoress.

Henry Divers HAMMOND (5)(4) (son of George HAMMOND and unknown UNKNOWN) was born on 8 Aug 1802 in NJ.(3) (4) He died in 1884.(3) Henry Hammond moved from New Jersey to Sheldon, NY. He was a farmer. By 1860 he was blind. In 1870 he and Lydia and Ormus were living with William Henry and his family. Lydia SAYRE and Henry Divers HAMMOND had the following children:

child+126 i. Calvin Freemont HAMMOND(6) (7)(8) was born on 10 Sep 1827 in Springfield, Essex, NJ. He died on 3 May 1906. (9) He was buried in Union Corneres Cemetery, Java, Wyoming, NY.(6) Hist. Wyoming - 1963 - Union Corners Cemetery is located on the town line between Java and Wetherfield, Lot #7, Range 3, and is immediately south of the North Java to Wethersfield Springs highway. The gravestone inscriptions were copied in 1951 at a time when the grounds were overgrown and it is probable that burials were overlooked. In other cases the condition of the stones was such as to make a record impossible. Calvin was the proprietor of the Sodom Saw Mill. In 1853 he settled in Wethersfield and 1874 in North Wethersfield. His principal occupation was that of a joiner. In 1903 he was living Perry.
child+127 ii. Mary Marian HAMMOND(4) was born about 1829 in NJ.(4) In 1850 they were still lilving in Sheldon, NY.
child+128 iii. Calib Lippincott HAMMOND was born about Mar 1833 in NJ. Listed as 49 in the 1880 census. He died on 10 Mar 1903 in North Java, Wyoming, NY. (9)(8) (6)(10) He died of Pneumonia and Paralysis He died at his home from creeping paralysis, at age 70. He had been absolutely helpless about two years . He was the proprietor and manufacturer of the patent medicine, the "King of Cures". He was a member of the North Java Lodge, F. & A.M., which was in charge of his funeral, which was held at 1pm.. He owned 32 acres (lot 24) in North Java and was a medicine dealer and farmer. From Historical Wyoming -July 1965 - Another North Java personage who should be mentioned was Caleb Hammond. Of most of the persons mentioned in these notes I carry a mental picture. I can see Pat Gaffeny, Rollin Torrey and Judge Cobley, but nothing of that sort reminds me of Caleb Hammond. The only way I remember him is by the stories I have heard repeated and the linament he made. He lived not far from the school house and we youngsters knew when he was cooking a batch of his "King of Cures", for it could be detected for some distance through the nose. Its odor was not really obnoxious but it certainly had character. After making and bottling a batch he would load his wagon and start out visiting his cutomers. I don't know how large a territory he served but I have heard his " King of Cures" mentioned many long miles form North Java. I can also state that the "King of Cures" was a good linament. From stories I have heard about the man I gained the idea that he was rather loquacious. One of his kind of stories bears this out! A farmer with his mowing machine was working in this meadow. His dog accidentally got in front of the cutting bar and ---oops! Off came his tail. An application of "King of Cures" to the stump not only healed the would but also grew a new tail on the dog as well. A bit of the liament was also put on the severed member and ---Heavenly days---a new dog was brought to life! How about population explosion!!?? Hammond had two sons, Edgar and Lester. Both were considerably older than I but I can remember them quite well. Edgar was stockily built, quite heavy. To those of you who belive in heredity I might say that Edgar had his father's tongue. Words came easily and fast. One morning taking the train for Attica, he dropped into a seat and shouted, "B.A. & A. Back Aches Awfully!." Of course those were the days of horse economy. When a group of men got around the store's pot-bellied stove or the store steps in summer, horse was one of the subjects of conversation. One summer evening, when a group had gathereed on the steps of , I think , Joe Herman's store and horse talk had progressed for some time, Edgar came up with the remark that it was a mighty good thing that every man didn't like the same horse and the same woman. The last time I saw Edgar was between 20- 25 years ago when he was living in Portville, NY, a few miles from Olean. The other Hammond, Lester, although nearer my age, I do not remember as well as Edgar . If my mind isn't too hazy he was inclined to be dandified, effeminate and dressed in nice clothes. I am not sure about this but I believe after his father's death he carried on the King of Cures business. That is all I can tell about him. I don't think I ever heard about the man after I left North Java.
child+129 iv. Jacob Main HAMMOND(3) (11)(4) was born about 1835 in NY.(4) He was a general mechanic in North Java, NY. He was also a carpenter. In 1903 he was living in Nebraska.
child+130 v. Oscar Decorell HAMMOND(5) (5) was born on 9 Oct 1836 in Sheldon, Wyoming, NY. He died on 26 Nov 1903 in Batavia, Genesee, NY.(8) He died of fatty degeneration of the heart. He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia, Genesee, NY.(8) (9) Nov 28, 1903 - Funeral services for Oscar D. hammond will be held from the family residence at 1:30 tomorrow and will be privat. Rev. C.E. Millspaugh, DD will officate. Services at the grave will be conducted by Securityh Lodge AOUW of which Mr. H was a long and valued member. He was also a member of the Upton Post, GAR of Batavia. He enlisted 29 Aug 1862 in Company G, 160th New York State Infantryan was honorably discharged 11 Nov 1865. He learned harness making in Attica, N.Y and had a business there for 15 years, then moved to Batavia (abt 1880). Son Leon joined him about 1888 ( Hammond & Son, 126,Ellicott St., Batavia, NY).
Oscar's Civil War Military recors is hand written on a piece of letter size paper with the letterhead of the State Bank of Ransomville, Ransomville, NY- it is here exactly as it is on the paper.
Oscar D. Hammond enlisted August 29, 1862, in Company G 160th New York Volunteer
Infantry to serve three years. honorably Discharged, November 1, 1865.
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Died November 26, 1903
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the 160th New York Volunteer Infantry was organized at Auburn, NY and there
mustered in for three years. November 21, 1862, with Charles C. Dwight, Colonel.
John B. Van Petten, Lieutenant Colonel, and William H. Sentell, major
served in T. W. Shermans Brigade, Department of the Gulf from Dec. 1862.
2nd Brigade Augurs Division Department of the Gulf from Jan. 1863
Reserve Brigade 1st Division 19th Army Corps, Department of the Gulf from Feb. 1863
2nd and 3rd Brigade 1st Division 19th Army Corps, Department of the Gulf and Army of
the Shenandoak, Middle Military Division from Aug. 1864 to Apr, 1865
3rd Brigade Dwight's Division 22nd Army Corps District of Washington from Apr. 1865
District of Georgia, Department of the South, from June 1865
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Service

Moved to New Orleans La, Dec. 4-25, 62
Duty at Carrallton to Jan 6, 1863
Moved to support Usitzel's Brigade operations on Bayou Teche, Jan 6 - 17, and
engagements with the gun boat Cotton in Bayou Teche, Jan 13 -14
A detachment of Company F. on the gun boat Diana were captured Jan 13
Skirmishes at Beswick City March 13
Pattersonville Mar28 and April 11
Operations in West Louisiana, from April 9 to May 14
Battle of Fort Bisland, April 12 -13
Affair at Jeanenette April 14
Advanced to New Iberia, skirmishing en route, April 10 - 16
Proceeded to Bermillion Bayou and Opelousas, skirmishing April 17 -20
Expedition on from Alexandria to Murdocks plantation May 18-19
Action at Plains stone May 21
Siege of Port Hudson May 23 - July 8
Assaults on Port Hudson may 27 and June 14
A detachment volunteered for the fourlorn hope June 15
Fort Hudson surrendered July 8
Duty at Baton Rouge to Sept. 1
Sabine Pass Tex. Expedition Sept 1 -11
1st Teche Expedition, Oct 3 - Nov. 30
Action on vermillion Bayou, Oct 9
barrion bran Bayou Nov 1
Duty at New Iberia and Franklin, Nov 1863-Mar 1864

child+131 vi. William Henry HAMMOND(4) was born on 12 Jan 1837 in Alexander, Genesee, NY.(3) He died on 24 Jan 1907 in Lowville, Erie, PA. (3) In 1870, Henry, Lydia and Ormus were all living with William's family in Java NY. In 1880, Henry was living with his son William in Java NY. William was a farmer.
child+132 vii. Caroline Matilda HAMMOND(4) was born about 1840 in NY.(4) She died in 1875. She was a domestic laborer before she was married.
child+133 viii. Mabel Samantha HAMMOND(12) was born about 1841.(4) In 1903 they were living in NJ.
child+134 ix. Horace Romance HAMMOND(12) was born about 1845 in NY.(4) He lived in Kentucky in 1903.
child+135 x. Delphine Reville HAMMOND(8) was born on 27 Aug 1847 in Java, Wyoming, NY.(10) She lived in Cleveland Ohio in 1925 and Geneseo, NY in 1926.
child+136 xi. Jane Eliza[beth] (Jennie) HAMMOND was born on 8 Apr 1849 in NY. (3)
child+137 xii. Ormus Doolittle HAMMOND(3) (12) was born about 1852 in NY. (3) He died in 1922. He lived in Waynesboro, Agusta, VA. In 1903 he was living in Wyoming, NY.

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