Moses Benjamin Hammett

Male21 July 1813–27 February 1890

Brief Life History of Moses Benjamin

When Moses Benjamin Hammett was born on 21 July 1813, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Hammett, was 36 and his mother, Mary Polly Vandiver, was 34. He married Lucy W LeMaster in 1836, in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1860. He died on 27 February 1890, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 76.

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Moses Benjamin Hammett
Lucy W LeMaster
Marriage: 1836
Elizabeth Hammett
Cynthia Hammett
Coleman Hammett
Richard D Hammett
Minerva Hammett
Oliver Kirby Hammett
Susan Hamett
John A. Hammett
Ralph L Hammett
Mary Catherine Hammett
Charlie Wofford Hammett
Lucy Jane Hammett
John W Hamett
Cynthia E Hamett

Sources (11)

  • Moses Hamett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Moses Hammett - Published information: birth-name: Moses Hammett
  • Marriage Moses Benjamin Hammett (1813-1890)

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1836Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
  • Children (14)

    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

    +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."

    1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

    Age 22

    On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

    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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