William Hemmen

1680–before 20 December 1762 (Age 83)

The Life of William

William Hemmen was born in 1680, in Bermuda as the son of William Hemmon Sr.. He married Mary Maritje Joriszen Walgraaf before 1708, in New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died before 20 December 1762, in Philipsburg Manor, Westchester, New York Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

William Hemmen
Mary Maritje Joriszen Walgraaf
Marriage: before 1708
Helena Hemmen
Magdalena Hammon
Annatie Hammond
William Hammond
John OR Jan Hammond OR Hemmon
Amy Eemie Hemmen

Spouse and Children

before 1708
New York County, New York Colony, British Colonial America


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    William Hemmon Sr.




World Events (1)


Age 4

Bermuda becomes an English crown colony.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: metronymic from the female Germanic personal name Imma, Emma.

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

Sources (3)

  • Willem Hemmen in entry for Maritie Hemmen, "New York, Church Records, 1660-1954"
  • Willem Hammon in entry for Magdalena Hammon, "New York Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"
  • William Hemmen in entry for William Hemmen, "New York, Births and Christenings, 1640-1962"

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