Jilson P. Hammond

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Jilson P. Hammond

Birthdate: (72)
Birthplace: Floyd, Kentucky, United States
Death: 1880 (72)
Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, United States
Place of Burial: Hamman Homestead, Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Hammond and Margaret Peggy Hammond
Husband of Mary Hammond
Partner of Elizabeth Hale
Father of George W. Hale; Daughter Hammond; Susan Hammond; John Franklin Hammond; James Martin Hammond and 4 others
Brother of Mary "Polly" Hammond; James Hammond; Elizabeth "Eliza" Hammond; Christina Letitia Prater; Wiley Hammond and 1 other

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About Jilson P. Hammond

Additional Curator's Notes:

Jilson P. Hammond was born in Floyd County, Kentucky. He married there and his children were born there. About 1843, Johnson County was formed from portions of Floyd and Lawrence Counties. So, without changing residence, his early children were born in one county and his later children were born in another.

Regarding his son by Elizabeth Hale: Elizabeth's husband died prior to 1840, deep in debt. They had numerous minor children at the time of his death. The county court bound out the children as apprentices. Jilson took custody of one child, Mial Hale, born in 1831, as his apprentice. Mial was later apprenticed to some one else. George W. Hale, was born in 1842, a couple of years after her husband's death and their other children were taken away from Elizabeth by the Floyd County court. A descendant of George W. Hale (Elizabeth Hale's son) perfectly matches the Y-DNA of Phillip Hamman descendants. Elizabeth's husband William Henderson Hale died in 1840, yet George W. Hale was born in 1842. Through the process of elimination, his biological father was likely Jilson Hamman.

Jilson and family remained in Kentucky through the Civil War. After the war they moved to Kansas, and from there, to Cass County, Missouri, where his brother had settled before the war. Jilson was buried on the Hamman homestead in Cass County, near the Hickory Baptist Church. For some time, this plot of land was known as the Hamman Family Cemetery. The plot was later annexed by or given to the church and is now known as the Hickory Grove Cemetery. Several Hamman/Hammond graves can still be found there. Maria Edmonds-Zediker, Curator, 7/28/2011.


"'Jilson P. Hamman/Hammond was born 1808 in Floyd, Kentucky, USA and died 1880 in Harrisonville, Cass, Missouri, USA.

Parents: John Hammond (Hamman) and Margaret Evans


  1. on 16 Mar 1833 in West Liberty, Morgan, Kentucky, USA to Mary Franklin. She was born 27 Dec 1813 in Floyd, Kentucky, USA and died 15 May 1885 in Louisburg, Kansas, USA
  2. had liaison with Elizabeth Hale c.1842, which produced one son

7 children with Mary:

  1. James Martin Hammond b. 1844 in Johnson, Kentucky, USA
  2. Susan Hamman b.1840
  3. John Franklin Hammond b. 27 Dec 1842 in Johnson, Kentucky, USA
  4. Margaret Hamman b. 15 Sep 1846 in Paintsville, Johnson, Kentucky, USA
  5. Wiley Hamman b. 1847 in Johnson, Kentucky, USA
  6. Thomas Hamman b.1848
  7. Henry Hamman b. 1849

child with Elizabeth

  1. George Wilson Hale, b.1842


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Jilson P. Hammond's Timeline

Floyd, Kentucky, United States
Age 27
December 27, 1840
Age 32
Floyd, Kentucky, United States
Age 32
Floyd, Kentucky, United States
June 1842
Age 34
November 3, 1842
Age 34
Johnson County, Kentucky, United States
April 12, 1846
Age 38
Paintsville, Johnson County, Kentucky, United States
September 15, 1846
Age 38
Morgan County, Kentucky, United States
Age 41