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William Hammond

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Birthplace: Lavenham, Suffolk, England
Death: Died in Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts
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Son of Thomas Hammond, I and Rose Stewart
Husband of Anne Elizabeth Paine; Mary Hammond and Elizabeth Hammond
Father of William Hammond; Anne Hammond; Ann Barron; Thomas Hammond; Elizabeth House (Hammond) and 5 others
Brother of Elizabeth Livermore; Rose Hammond; Martha Smart; Susanna Hammond; Marie Hammond and 2 others

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About William Hammond, of Watertown

Baptized Lavenham, Suffolk, 30 October 1575, son of Thomas and Rose (Trippe) Hammond. Husbandman from Lavenham, Suffolk who came to Massachusetts Bay in 1631 & settled in Watertown. Died in Watertown 8 October 1662 "aged about ninety-four [sic]."

Married in Lavenham, Suffolk, 9 June 1605 Elizabeth Paine, baptized Lavenham 11 September 1586, daughter of William and Agnes (Neves) Paine. Elizabeth arrived in New England in 1634 on the Francis with her three youngest children. She died Watertown 27 September 1670 "aged about ninety years [sic]"

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• Emigration: 1631. 446,631 From The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633:

">On 26 February 1629/30 William Hammond was declared a bankrupt in England and "the 20th of November after that date he departe[d] the land and fleeth into New England [ NEHGR 106:83, citing a 1656 law suit against William Hammond]. This would place him on the Lyon which sailed from Bristol on 1 December 1630 and arrived in New England the following February."

From the NEHGR, vol. 106, pg. 83-84:

"Rose Trip marticth unto on Hammond having a parsell of Land given her by her father and to her heirs. She beareth a son by Hammond whose name was William. After Hamond dyeth she marieth againe to on Steward. So after his death she beare the name of Rose Steard: So in the time of Rose Stewards life her son William Hammond was demed a bankrupt by a statute sued out against him the 26 day of febr: in the fifth yeare of the first King Charles 1629 (1629/30): the 20th of November. After that date he departe the Land and fleth into New England: the Commissioners Apointed came down acordingly to have sesed on his Lands but his mother then was living and had the pouer of them for her life so they did not then make seaser of it: but in the yeare 1645 Rose his mother dyeth the Lord calleth 3 Courts and he being beyond the sea and dare not cum oufer being mad a bankrupt: the Lord seaseth the Lands, but now in the yeare 1647 (he sendeth oufer his son) his son Thomas cum from New England to be admitted to the Land . . ."

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Re-added after trying to resolve conflicting data for Thomas Hammond. Somehow, profiles for William and Thomas were merged.

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William Hammond, of Watertown's Timeline

1571
1571
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
1575
October 30, 1575
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
October 30, 1575
Lawshall, Suffolk, England
October 30, 1575
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
October 30, 1575
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
October 30, 1575
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
October 30, 1575
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
October 30, 1575
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
October 30, 1575
Lavenham, Suffolk, England
1605
June 9, 1605
Age 29
Lavenham, Suffolk, England