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George Ambrose HammondAge: 55 years18681924

George Ambrose Hammond
Given names
George Ambrose
Birth December 19, 1868
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 13 days)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 9 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageCorrie Gladys HawleyView this family
March 29, 1890 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 29 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Birth of a daughter
Vernita Margaret Hammond
February 21, 1901 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 47 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 49 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Death August 8, 1924 (Age 55 years)
Family with Corrie Gladys Hawley - View this family
Marriage: March 29, 1890Ludington, Michigan, USA
11 years


Mail carrier and laborer at lumber mills.

  1. Generation 1
    1. George Ambrose Hammond was born on December 19, 1868 in Richmond Twp, Michigan, USA and died on August 8, 1924 in Ludington, Michigan, USA at the age of 55. He married Corrie Gladys Hawley on March 29, 1890 in Ludington, Michigan, USA. She was born on June 30, 1869 in Fennville, Michigan, USA and died on April 29, 1959 in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan at the age of 89.

      Children of George Ambrose Hammond and Corrie Gladys Hawley:

      1. Vernita Margaret Hammond (19011987)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Vernita Margaret Hammond

      Vernita Margaret Hammond, daughter of George Ambrose Hammond and Corrie Gladys Hawley, was born on February 21, 1901 in Ludington, Michigan, USA and died on June 19, 1987 in Warren, Michigan, USA at the age of 86. She married Vernon Rauhut, son of Frederick William Rauhut and Marie Gonpell.

      Vernita Margaret Hammond and Vernon Rauhut had 1 child.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.