James Hammett


Brief Life History of James

When James Hammett was born in 1800, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Daniel Hammett, was 23 and his mother, Mary Polly Vandiver, was 21.

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Daniel Hammett
Mary Polly Vandiver
Patsy Hammett
James Hammett
John V Hammett
Heron Harrington Hammett
Elijah Hammett
Moses Benjamin Hammett
Coleman F Hammett

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  • Legacy NFS Source: James Hammett - Published information: birth-name: James Hammett

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 0

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1822 · Slave Rebellion

Age 22

"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."

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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