Transcript:Savage, James. Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England/v2p345


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    HAMMATT, HAMOT or HAMMETT, THOMAS, Scarborough, own. alleg. to
Mass. 1668, made freem. that yr. but renew. subjection to the K. in 1663, m. the
wid. of John Burrage, but the date is not ascert.

    HAMMER. See Hanmer.

    HAMMERSTON, EDWARD, Cambridge, bur. 24 Aug. 1646. JAMES, Mass.

    HAMMOND, or, as oft. writ. HAMMONS, BENJAMIN, Yarmouth 1643, by Farmer
said to have come from London, and to be s. of William and Elizabeth a sis. of William Penn,
but this could not be the celebr. William Possib. the maiden name of his mo.
was Payne; but whether she had br. William is unkn. Farmer adds, that he was
at Sandwich, m. in 1650, Mary Vincent, wh. d. 5 Aug. 1705; and rem. to Rochester;
where liv. John, call. his sec. s. b. 22 Nov. 1663. GEORGE, Newport, in the list of
freem. there, spelt Haman 1655. JOHN, Rochester, s. of Benjamin, m. Mary, d. of Rev.
Samuel Arnold, wh. outliv. him, after 65 yrs. union, had Jabez, Benjamin, and John,
beside sev. more; and d. 19 Apr. 1749. JOHN, Scituate 1643, of wh. I think, no
ment. is found in Deane. JOHN, Gloucester, whose surname is by Felt writ.
Hamons, Haman, or Heman, m. 17 Oct. 1660, Mary, d. of Morris or Maurice
Somes, had Elizabeth b. 30 Dec. of yr. kn. but prob. 1661; John, 5 Jan. 1664;
Mary, 10 Feb. 1666; Timothy, 24 July 1668; and William, 13 Feb. 1674.
He d. bef. 1686, and his wid. d. 6 May 1689. 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. 654, 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. JOHN, Gloucester, s. of John of the same, m. 7 July 1686, Ruth
Stanwood, wh. d. 17 Apr. 1689; and next, 20 Jan. 1691, m. Agnes Penny,
and d. Jan. 1718, leav. s. John, and five ds. JONATHAN, Wells 1682,
eldest s. of William of the same, left two ds. no s. � JOSEPH,
Kittery 1680, br. of the preced. a lieut. had Joseph, b. 1677, and two ds. to
outlive him; was, prob. the major, carried prison. by the French, 1695, to
Canada, as Hutch. II. 89 and 180, tells; and couns. of Mass. d. 24 Feb. 1710.
His wid. Catharine, d. of Nicholas had been wid. of William Leighton, and d. 1
Aug. 1715. His d. Dorcas m. Robert Cutts, jr. * || LAWRENCE, Charlestown, ar.
co. 1666, freem. 1666, m. 30 Sept. 1662, Audrey Eaton (wh. came, he says, the