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Lydia Morgan Hammer (Mendenhall)

Birthplace: Bucks, PA, USA
Death: Died in Ca New Hope Mm, New Market, TN, USA
Place of Burial: Tennessee
Immediate Family:

Wife of Isaac Hammer
Mother of Jesse Hammer; Elisha Hammer; Aaron Hammer and Jonathan Hammer

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About Lydia Morgan Hammer

There are entries for her at two cemeteries in Tennessee. I don't know if either is right:

Lydia Morgan Mendenhall was born in January 1764 to Moses Mendenhall and Sarah Howell Mendenhall, in Bucks county, Pennsylvania. The family moved to Guilford County, NC in about 1778.

Lydia married to Issac Franklin Hammer in 1784, at Guilford Courthouse, Guilford County, North Carolina. They lived there until about 1793, when the family moved to New Market, Jefferson Co, TN, where they became members of the Lost Creek MM.

They moved again in mid-1794 to near Rheatown, Greene County, TN, becoming members of the New Hope MM.

On 13Jan1795, Lydia gave birth to their fourth son, Jonathan Hammer. Complications set in and Lydia died on 20Jan1765, from what was known then as "Birth Bed Fever". She was laid to rest at the New Hope MM Cemetery; now the New Hope Quaker Knobe Cemetery.

Her other three sons, born in guilford NC were:
1) Jesse - b:07Jun1785 - d: in 1860, Blount, TN m: Rebecca Howard @1805
2) Rev. Elisha - b: 01May1789 - d: 01May1847 m: a) Rachel Lewis 06Jun1810 b) Violet Wade (1790-1860)
3) Aaron - b: 30Aug1792 - d: unk m: a) Rachel Ellis on 22Mar1812 b) Mary Neal on 26Mar1826

Jonathan Hammer married to Lydia Jane Bayless on 13Mar1815, at the New Hope MM House.

Note: No marker was found in 2013 by Mountain Traveler

Burial: Quaker Knob Cemetery, Rheatown, Greene County, Tennessee, USA

Birth: Jan 1764 - Bradford, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

Death: Jan 20 1795 - New Market, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States

Parents: Joshua, Lydia

Husband: Isaac

Children: Aaron, Elisha Rev, Jesse, Jonathan

Siblings: Jemima Vickers, Jonathan, Aaron, David, Hannah Sharpless, Isaac, James, Martha

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Lydia Morgan Hammer's Timeline

January 1764
Bucks, PA, USA
July 13, 1785
Age 21
May 1, 1789
Age 25
Orange Co., NC
June 30, 1792
Age 28
January 20, 1795
Age 31
Ca New Hope Mm, New Market, TN, USA
January 30, 1795
Age 31