HAMMOND, George

Male 1745 - 1830  (85 years)


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  • Name HAMMOND, George 
    Born 1745  Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • He was one of the first settlers of this part of the State, was captured by the Indians during the Revolutionary war and turned over to the Hessians, and was held a prisoner five years.
    Biography
    • They (his parents) were Presbyterians, and for several years attended the Warrior Run church, where they, together with John Brown, Esq., and George Hammond occupied a pew for which they paid an annual rental of one pound fourteen shillings and sixpence.
    Residence 1787  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • After the formation of Chillisquaque and Derry townships Turbut included, in addition to its present area, the townships of Delaware and Lewis and a portion of Montour county (Limestone township); the taxable inhabitants of this territory in 1787 included James, David, and George Hammond.
    Census (desc) 1790  Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    as a single man 
    Census (desc) 1800  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Property(purch) 1 Nov 1800  [5
    from David Hammond 108 acres of land on Muddy Run 
    • David Hammond
      Deed Poll to
      George Hammond

      To all people to whom these presents shall come Greeting. Whereas on application, a warrant was granted to me and in my name dated the eighth day of November one thousand seven hundred & eighty five, for 108 acres and one half of land on the waters of the Muddy Run, adjoining lands claimed by Robert Moody, Reuben Haines and others. Now know ye that for and in consideration of the sum of 106 pounds, lawful money of Pennsylvania to me in hand paid by George Hammond as well as other good services to me, by him rendered, at and before the sealing and delivery thereof, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have granted bargained sold released and confirmed, and by these presents do grant bargain sell release and confirm, unto the said George Hammond, his heirs and assigns, all my estate right title interest property claim and demand whatsoever of, in, to, or out of the said tract of land containing 108 acres & the usual allowance of six percent. Together with all and singular the rights, members of the appurtenances, thereunto belonging, and the revisions and remainders, rents issues and profits thereof to have and to hold, the said tract of land and premises hereby granted, bargained, and sold or intended to be with the appurtenances unto the said George Hammond, his heirs and assigns, to the only proper use and behoof of him the said George Hammond, his heirs and assigns forever, and the said David Hammond and his heirs, the said hereby granted premises, unto the said George Hammond his heirs and assigns against him said David Hammond and his heirs, and against all and every other person and persons whatsoever claiming or to claim by from or under, him, them or any of them shall and will warrant and forever defend the same. In witness whereof the parties do hereby set their hands and seals, this first day of November in the Year of our Lord 1800. D. Hammond [seal] signed sealed and delivered in the presence of us, Robert Giffen, Jn. Tietsworth. Received the day of the foregoing indenture 106 pounds being paid in full consideration on a beforementioned. D. Hammond ____ Jn. Tietsworth ____ Northumberland County. This first day of November 1800 personally came David Hammond before me the subscriber one of the Justices of the Peace for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and acknowledged the foregoing indenture to be his act and deed and desired the same might be recorded as such. Witness my hand and seal this day and year.
      Jn. Tietsworth [seal] Recorded the 29th day of April 1802. Jere. Simpson Record
    Census (desc) 1810  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    was a merchant 
    _UID 7F2B54EA0E80C248B4D87C008BB26B2C5CE7 
    Died 1830  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 


    • Will:
      This indenture, made the 28th day of April, A.D. 1830, between Seth Cadwallader and Elizabeth his wife, late Elizabeth Hammond, John Snyder and Margaret his wife, late Margaret Hammond, and Robert R. Hammond, and Anna his wife, heirs, legal representatives of George Hammond late of Turbot Township, in Northumberland County, dec'd. of the one part, and Robert H. Hammond, of the same township and county, of the other part
    Person ID I1173  Milton Families
    Last Modified 26 Aug 2012 

    Father HAMMOND, James,   b. 1720, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother KELLY, Grace,   d. 1790 
    Family ID F2174  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 MCCORMICK, Jane (1),   b. 19 Feb 1765, East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Nov 1790  (Age 25 years) 
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F2175  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 ROBINSON, Margaret (2),   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 1792 
    Children 
    +1. HAMMOND, Robert R.,   b. 10 Sep 1793, Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1870  (Age 76 years)
     2. HAMMOND, Margaret (1),   b. Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Oct 1835
    +3. HAMMOND, Elizabeth,   b. 24 Jul 1803, Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jun 1880, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 24 Apr 2021 
    Family ID F356  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • George Hammond was one of the first settlers in the Milton area. He was captured by the Indians during the Revolutionary War, turned over to the Hessians, and held prisoner for five years.

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 976.

    2. [S143] Matthew Brown, Ancestry and Descendants, 83.

    3. [S14] Floyd's History of Northumberland County, PA 1911.

    4. [S138] Census, Image 4.

    5. [S28] Deed, Northumberland Co., PA deed book L page 635.

    6. [S138] Census, Image 9.