Moses B. Hammett

South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Moses B.

When Moses B. Hammett was born in 1813, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Hammett, was 36 and his mother, Mary Polly Vandiver, was 34. He married Lucy Lemaster about 1838, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1860.

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Moses B. Hammett
Lucy Lemaster
Marriage: about 1838
Elizabeth Hammett
Cynthia Hammett
Coleman Hammett
Richard D Hammett
Minerva Hammett
Oliver Kirby Hammett
John A. Hammett
Ralph L Hammett
Mary Catherine Hammett
Charlie Wofford Hammett
Lucy Jane Hammett

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1838Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
  • Children


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    +2 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 6
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1822 · Slave Rebellion
    Age 9
    "On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."
    Age 33
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English (southwestern England, especialy Devon): from the Middle English personal name Hamet, a pet form of ancient Germanic Hamo (see Hammond 1).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (11)

    • Moses Hammett in entry for Ralph L Hammett, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Moses Hamett, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Moses Hammett in entry for Cynthia Millwood, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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