Luke L. Hammond
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Edwin Charlwood Hammond


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Elizabeth Belle "Lizzie" Hoffman

Edwin Charlwood Hammond

  • Born: 12 Apr 1868, Plainfield, Will County, Illinois
  • Marriage: Elizabeth Belle "Lizzie" Hoffman in 1894
  • Died: 10 Mar 1955, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska at age 86
  • Buried: Grand Island Cemetery, Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska, Plot: 8-32A

bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Census, 1870, Missouri, Atchison County, Polk Township, Image 2 of 15. Age 3 yrs.

Census, 1880, Missouri, Atchison County, Polk Townshiip, Image 16 of 20. Age 12 yrs., at school.

Census, 1895, Kansas State Census Collection, Russell County, Lincoln Township, Image 30 of 75. Age 27 yrs., farmer.

Census, 1900, Oklahoma, Woods County, Stella Township, District 238, Image 44 of 50. Age 32 yrs., married 6 yrs., father & mother born England, farmer.

Census, 1910, Kansas, Republic County, White Rock Township, District 108, Image 5 of 15. Age 42 yrs, married 16 yrs., farmer, farm.

Census, 1920, Kansas, Republic County, White Rock Township, District 117, Image 1 of 11. Age 51 yrs., farmer, general farm.

Census, 1925, Kansas State Census Collection, Republic County, White Rock Township, Image 4 of 41. Age 56 yrs.

Census, 1930, Kansas, Republic County, White Rock Township, District 30, Image 6 of 11. Age 61 yrs., age of first marriage 26 yrs., farmer, general farm.

Obituary, 1955. Edwin Charlwood Hammond, son of Luke and Harriet Hammond, was born April 12, 1868 at Plainfield, Il. He died March 10, 1955, at Grand Island, Neb. As a boy, Edwin arrived in the vicinity of Scandia, Kan., with his parents, and brothers and sisters,.

On August 11, 1894, he was united in married Elizabeth Hoffman. To this union six daughters were born. The couple pioneered in Oklahoma where they homestead from 1895 until 1902. At this time they moved to the farm near Courtland, Kan. This became the family home for 44 years, when they retired and in 1953 their winters were spent at the home of their daughter Mrs. Edna Williams, in Grand Island, Neb.

Surviving are his wife, Elizabeth, five daughters, Mrs. Edna Williams, Mrs, Henry (Lydia) Dick , Miss Hazel Hammond, Mrs, H. L. (Rose) Wampler, Mrs. S. L. (Chitstinna) McCaig; 11 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and other relatives and many friends.

Interment was made in the Grand Island cemetery.


Edwin married Elizabeth Belle "Lizzie" Hoffman, daughter of Andreas Hoffman and Anna Marie Riehl, in 1894. (Elizabeth Belle "Lizzie" Hoffman was born on 16 Nov 1872 in Schriesheim, Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Germany and died on 21 May 1967 in Grand Island, Hall County, Nebraska.)

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