Lynda Hammond

17 August 1845–25 November 1924 (Age 79)
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of Lynda

When Lynda Hammond was born on 17 August 1845, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, her father, Horace Pitts Hammond, was 36 and her mother, Eunice Urvilla Sisson, was 20. She married Van Ranslear Moorman on 1 March 1884, in Washtenaw, Michigan, United States. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870 and Wyoming, Kent, Michigan Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 25 November 1924, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Van Ranslear Moorman
Lynda Hammond
Marriage: 1 March 1884

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1 March 1884
Washtenaw, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 2

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 21

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): from a personal name, Hamo(n), which is generally from a continental Germanic name Haimo, a short form of various compound names beginning with haim ‘home’, although it could also be from the Old Norse personal name Hámundr, composed of the elements hár ‘high’ + mund ‘protection’. As an Irish name it is generally an importation from England, but has also been used to represent Hamill 3 and, more rarely, McCammon .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lynda Moormal in household of Ranstoot Moormal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Linda Hammond in household of Oris P Hammond, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lydia Hammond in household of Horace Hammond, "United States Census, 1850"

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