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SIXTH GENERATION


50. Ellen Amelia WALBRIDGE (8)(6) (3) (photo) was born on 29 Apr 1848 in Attica, Wyoming, NY. (6) She died on 18 Sep 1924 in Batavia, Genesee, NY. (6) Sept 19, 1924- Mrs. Oscar D. Hammond - Member of the Rebekah Lodge and the WRC is Dead - Mrs. Ellen A. Hammond, widow of Oscar D. Hammond, died at her home, No. 103 Main Street, yesterday afternoon about 5:30 o'clock, following a short illness.
Mrs. Hammond was born at Attica on April 29, 1848, a daughter of Major William and Lois Lindsey Walbridge. Her husband died Nov. 26, 1903. Mrs. Hammond was a member of the Upton women's relief corps and the Batavia Rebekah lodge. She is survived by a son, Leon W., of Everett, Wash, two daughters, Mrs. John M. Fuller and Mrs. W.Edward Wicks of Batavia, and a sister , Mrs. Harriett Sunricker of Attica.
Funeral services for Mrs. Ellen A. Hammond of No. 103 Main St., who died on Thursday afternoon, were held from the mortuary of H.E. Turner & Co. on East Main Street at 2 o'clock yesterday afternoon with the Rev. J. Harrison Olmstead officiating. The burial was in Elmwood Cemetery.
Among the many floral offerings were pieces from the Women's Relief Corps, the Batavia Rebekah Lodge, the Batavia Chapter of the O.E.S., the Daughters of Veterans and relatives and friends. Services at the grave were conducted by the Women's Relief Corps, of which Mrs. Hammond was a member.
The bearers were William V. Cook, Joseph R. Peard, Harry L. Raymond, W.H.A. Spink, H.H.Scott, and W.W. Skinner. Relatives were present from Buffalo, Rochester, Geneseo, Attica, Wyoming, Oakfield, Elba, East Aurora, and Warsaw. She was christened on 18 Sep 1924 in Batavia, Genesee, NY. She was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia, Genesee, NY.(6) Ellen was a member of Batavia Chapter #352 Order of the Eastern Star.

She was married to Oscar Decorell HAMMOND (son of Henry Divers HAMMOND and Lydia SAYRE) on 17 Nov 1867 in Attica Presbyterian Church, Attica, , NY. (8) They were married by Rev. John Wickes and the witnesses were: John Lindsey and his wife Genera Spink Lindsey. Oscar Decorell HAMMOND(9) (9) (photo) was born on 9 Oct 1836 in Sheldon, Wyoming, NY. He died on 26 Nov 1903 in Batavia, Genesee, NY.(6) He died of fatty degeneration of the heart. He was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Batavia, Genesee, NY. (6)(3) 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
Ellen Amelia WALBRIDGE and Oscar Decorell HAMMOND had the following children:

child+71 i. Leon Walbridge HAMMOND.
child+72 ii. Mildred Walbridge HAMMOND.
child+73 iii. Lois Lydia HAMMOND.
child74 iv. Ernest HAMMOND was born in 1887.(9) He died in 1893.(9)

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