HAMMOND, Gen. Robert Hanna

HAMMOND, Gen. Robert Hanna

Male 1791 - 1847  (56 years)

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  • Name HAMMOND, Robert Hanna 
    Prefix Gen. 
    Born 28 Apr 1791  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Biography
    • HAMMOND, Robert Hanna, a Representative from Pennsylvania; born in Milton, Northumberland County, Pa., April 28, 1791; attended the academies at Milton; engaged in mercantile pursuits; member of the State militia, with the rank of brigadier general; enlisted in the United States Army as a lieutenant in 1817; resigned and returned to Milton, Pa.; was register and recorder of Northumberland County; postmaster of Milton 1833-1837; elected as a Democrat to the Twenty-fifth and Twenty-sixth Congresses (March 4, 1837-March 3, 1841); reentered the Army and was commissioned paymaster during the Mexican War; was wounded and ordered home on sick leave; died at sea on June 2, 1847 on the steamship Orleans before reaching port; interment in Milton Cemetery, Milton, Pa.
    Military 1817 
    as a member of the State militia, with the rank of brigadier general. He enlisted in the U.S. Army as a lieutenant. 
    • a member of the State militia, with the rank of brigadier general. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1817 as a lieutenant.
    Census (desc) 1820  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census (desc) 1830  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Property (purch) 28 Apr 1830  Turbot Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    the land of George Hammond from his children 
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        SETH CADWALLADER & WIFE (Elizabeth Hammond)
             JOHN SNYDER & WIFE (Margaret Hammond)
       ROBERT R. HAMMOND & WIFE (Anna Chestnut)
                              TO
             ROBERT H. HAMMOND

      This indenture,made the 28th day of April, A.D. 1830, between Seth Cadwallader andElizabeth his wife, late Elizabeth Hammond, John Snyder and Margaret his wife,late Margaret Hammond, and Robert R. Hammond, and Anna his wife, heirs, legalrepresentatives 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, Witnesseth: thatthe same parties of the first part for and in consideration of the sum of twothousand dollars to them in hand paid by the said Robert H. Hammond at orbefore the delivery hereof, the receipt whereof they do hereby acknowledge,have granted, bargained, sold, aliened, released and confirmed unto the saidRobert H. Hammond, and to his heirs and assigns, all and singular, that certaintract, piece and parcel of land situate in township of Turbut, in the County ofNorthumberland as bounded and described as follows, viz: Beginning at a post ina line of John Smith's lands, then North sixty three degrees East one hundredfour perches to a post; thence North twenty seven degrees West one hundred andthirty seven perches to a white oak; thence North sixty three and a halfdegrees East forty nine perches and eight tenths to a post; thence by lands ofsaid Robert H. Hammond North thirty five degrees West thirty five perches to apost; thence South sixty eight degrees West two hundred and sixteen perches toa post; thence South fifty nine degrees East forty five perches to a post; andthence by land of Bethuel Vincent South forty two degrees East one hundredfifty six perches to the place of beginning, containing one hundred fifty fiveacres and forty perches strict measure, xxxxxxxx it being the same tract ofland which the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania by patent dated the third day ofJune 1801 (xxxx in the tolls office in Patent Docket 36, page 426) granted tothe said George Hammond together with, all and singular, the buildings andimprovements, rights, liberties, priveleges, hereditaments and appurtenanceswhatsoever thereunto belonging or in any way appertaining
    Census (desc) 1840  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    _UID 3F37B2710855C4478ACD7953FCA22FAFA013 
    Died 2 Jun 1847 
    Address:
    at sea, enroute home from the Mexican War 
    Buried Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Address:
    Milton Cemetery 
    Person ID I589  Our Ancestry
    Last Modified 15 Nov 2020 

    Father HAMMOND, Lt. David,   b. 1746, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1801, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Mother HANNA, Jane,   b. 13 May 1764,   d. 11 Jun 1816  (Age 52 years) 
    Married 5 Feb 1785 
    Family ID F348  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family CLARK, Elizabeth,   b. 10 Sep 1793, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1870  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 4 Nov 1818  [6
    • Elizabeth was the widow of Rev. Phillip Gloninger.
    Children 
    +1. HAMMOND, Lt. Thomas Clark,   b. 27 Aug 1819, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Dec 1846, Escondido, San Diego, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     2. HAMMOND, Dr. E. D. M.D.,   b. 1821, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1856, San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years)
     3. HAMMOND, Oscar,   b. 8 Aug 1822, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Mar 1857, Lebanon, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +4. HAMMOND, David Steitz,   b. 1 Mar 1827, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Apr 1897  (Age 70 years)
     5. HAMMOND, Lafayette,   b. 1830, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Sep 1873, Imperial, California, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 43 years)
     6. HAMMOND, Catherine,   b. 1837, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. HAMMOND, William,   b. Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 17 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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  • Sources 
    1. [S1084] Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.

    2. [S1119] Census, Image 2.

    3. [S1119] Census, Image 13.

    4. [S1073] Deed.

    5. [S1119] Census, Image 1.

    6. [S1045] Miltonian, 1818.