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An American Family History

 

The Hammett Family

 
  Hammet, Hammit, Hamet, Hammitt  
 

John Hammett was in the 1812 Sullivan County, Tax list

John Hammit 1830 Washington, Tennessee

a man 50 - 59- John (b. 1770-1780)
a woman 40 - 49
a man 20- 29
a boy and a girl 15- 19
a boy and a girl 10 - 14
a boy and a girl 5 - 9
a girl under 5

1840 John Hamit Washington County
a man 60 - 79
a woman 50 - 59
2 girls 15 -19
a girl 10 - 15
a girl under 5

 
     
 

Joseph Hammett

1840 Joseph Hamit Washington County
a man and a woman 20 - 29 (b. 1810-1820)
2 boys under 5

Court Records Washington County, Tennessee, April Term , 1839

Ordered by the court that David Kitsmiller overseer of the road from Sullivan line to the west corner of J. Fitzgeralds field and have the following hands; B. Ford, F. Ford, Russell Chandler, James Jackson, Z Chandler, G. Ford & hands, W. Ford, James Cooter, Jefferson Ford, A Miller, Jacob Devault, James Cunningham, A. Adams, N. Jobe, C Cox, P. Ford, George Easley, E Chandler, A. Goforth, M. Milben, John Ford and hands,. Lloyd Ford and hands, C Stone, E. Chenouth, Elias Arterburn, Joseph Hammett, T. Jackson, Wm. Cox, J. Easley, James Easley. Issd.

 
 

 

In 1840 Jane Hammet was in Sullivan County

a woman 50 to 59- Jane
a boy 5 - 9
a boy 10- 23 (free black)
3 boys under 10 (free black)

 
 

Newton Hammett

Hamit, Newton married Hedrick, Emily on 18 August 1838 in Washington TN

 

 
  Elkanah D. Chandler, born 1821 in North Carolina or Tennessee; married Nancy Hammett December 26, 1838 in Washington Co. Tennessee.  
East Tennessee is part of Appalachia. At the end of the French and Indian War, colonists began drifting into the area. In 1769, they first settled along the Watauga River. During the Revolution, the Overmountain Men defeated British loyalists at the Battle of Kings Mountain. The State of Franklin was formed in the 1780s, but never admitted to the Union.

Ezekiel Hammett and Phebe (Sarah?) Chandler married in 1838 in Washington County, Tennessee

1840 Washington County

a man and a woman between 20 & 29
a girl under 5

1850 census

Ezekial Hamet 35 b. Virginia
Phebe Hamet 37 b. North Carolina
Hannah C Hamet 10
Zachariah Hamet 8
Roswell Hamet 7
David Hamet 6
Ezekial R Hamet 5
John Hamet 4
Nancy A Hamet 0

 



Tennessee was admitted to the Union on June 1, 1796. It was initially part of North Carolina.

 

David Hammet

In 1880 David and Elizabeth were living together as a family in Washington County. David was farming. In the column about disease, the census indicated that David had an eye disease and Martin was "ruptured." They lived next to Zac Chandler. The household consisted of:
David Hamert 40
Elizabeth Hamert 37
Joseph Hamert 13
S. H. Hamert 10
Amanda Hamert 8
Margret Hamert 6
Martin Hamert 4
R.C. Hamert 2

Elizabeth Hammett, the widow of David Hammet, was counted in the 1890 Veteran's Schedule in Washington County.

 
     
 

1860- Buffalo Ridge- next to Ford Family

Mary Hammet 45
Hannah Hammett 22

 
 

Buried at Bowmantown Baptist Washington County

Hamit, Melvira 14 Feb 1837 08 Nov 1908 01/04
Hamit, John K. 22 Jan 1834 15 Sep 1896 01/05

Range, Catherine 04 Mar 1836 18 Apr 1919 01/06
Range, John N. 27 Mar 1823 24 Sep 1897 01/07 [John N. Range married Catharine Klepper 31 Oct 1850; Civil War Pvt. B Co, 12 CAV USA]
Range, Benjamin Franklin 10 Jun 1858 04 Dec 1891 01/08
Range, Mary Elizabeth 01 Sep 1858 14 Aug 1899 01/09 Daughter of John N. & Catherine Range

 
 

 

 
 

 

 
     
 

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