Gilla Ann Hammock

1836–1887 (Age 51)
Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, United States

The Life of Gilla Ann

When Gilla Ann Hammock was born on 16 April 1836, in Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, United States, her father, Jackson Lewis Hammock, was 34 and her mother, Rebecca Hadaway, was 38. She married Henry Hawkins Howard on 3 May 1854, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lafayette, Chambers, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 23 December 1887, at the age of 51, and was buried in Milltown, Chambers, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilla Ann Hammock
1836–1887
Henry Hawkins Howard
1833–1887
Marriage: 3 May 1854
Rebecca Jane Howard
1856–1917
Asa B Howard
1858–
Orren A. Howard
1864–1914
Mary Ione Howard
1859–1919
Henry Hawkins Howard III
1862–1934
Virgil Jackson Howard
1866–1915
George W. Howard
1867–1942
Ellen Ura Howard
1869–1930
Grover Howard
1871–
James M Howard
1871–
Gillie Ann Howard
1874–1951
Walter Lee Howard
1876–1940

Spouse & Children

  • Female1836–1887Female

  • Henry Hawkins Howard

    Male1833–1887Male

MARRIAGE
3 May 1854
Georgia, United States
children

(12)

  • Rebecca Jane Howard

    Female1856–1917Female

  • Asa B Howard

    Male1858–Male

  • Mary Ione Howard

    Female1859–1919Female

  • Henry Hawkins Howard III

    Male1862–1934Male

  • Orren A. Howard

    Male1864–1914Male

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848

Age 12

Historical Boundaries - 1848: Chambers, Alabama, United States
1851

Age 15

Alabama State Capitol Building was completed in 1851. Additions to the building were made several times. The Capitol was restored in 1992.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This name is very common in GA and TN.

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

Story Highlight

Inscription on her tombstone in the Milltown Cemetery (Chambers, Alabama)

"Call not back the dear departed, Anchored safe where storms are o'er; On the border land we left them Soon to meet and part no more. When we leave this world of changes When we leave this world of c …

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Sources (3)

  • Gila A Howard in household of H H Howard, "United States Census, 1870"
  • G A M Howard in household of Henry H Howard, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Gilly A M Hammack, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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