Eighth Generation


397. Alden HAMMOND was born on 5 August 1834 in Newport, Newport, RI.887,1021 He migrated in 1849 to in from Newport, Newport, RI to Stockton, San Joaquin, CA via Lake Tahoe.1022,1023,1024 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1856.1025 He lived Registered to vote in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA on 27 February 1867.1026 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1871.1027 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1871.1028 Alden appeared in the census in 1880 in O'Neal, San Joaquin, CA.1029 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1881.1030,1031 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1883.1032 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1884.1033 He lived in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA on 29 May 1886.1034 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1887.1035 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1891.1036 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1902.1037 [Principal] was listed in in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA city directory in in 1904. He appeared in the census in 1920 in O'Neal, San Joaquin, CA.1038 Alden died bronchial pneumonia on 4 January 1923 at the age of 88 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.1039,1040,1041,1042 He was buried on 8 January 1923 in Rural Cemetery, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.1043,1044,1045,1046 He has reference number 422.1047 From the 1968 Reproduction of History of San Joaquin County, California
by Thompson & West 1879

ALDEN HAMMOND was born at Newport, R. I., August 5, 1834, and came to California by the way of the Isthmus, January 20. 1853. He came from San Francisco to Stockton by the steamer Sophia the same month; was a partner with his father until 1857, in which year he and his father purchased the farm on which he now resides. The farm contains 118 acres of good land, all undergoing cultivation. The soil is sandy loam and adobe land, and has produced as high as sixty-two bushels of wheat to the acre, though the average yield is about twenty-five bushels per acre. In addition to the raising of grain, he gives his attention to fruit-growing, having some fine fruit-trees, vineyards, etc. He was married April 21, 1857, to Elizabeth W. Gorham, of Nantucket, Mass. A view of his place will be found on another page.

Handwritten note in family papers:
"His farm was near the beginning of Waterloo Road on the south side. One of his descendants was probably living on part of it - it is possible the name is Adams."

Alden HAMMOND and Elizabeth Brown GORHAM were married on 21 April 1857 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.1048,1049,1050 They1048,1049,1050 appeared in the census in 1860 in O'Neal, San Joaquin, CA.1051 They1051 appeared in the census in 1870 in O'Neal, San Joaquin, CA.1052 Alden and Elizabeth1052 appeared in the census in 1880 in O'Neal, San Joaquin, CA.1053 They1053 appeared in the census in 1900 in Waterloo, San Joaquin, CA.1054 They1054 appeared in the census in 1910 in O'Neal, San Joaquin, CA.1055 Elizabeth Brown GORHAM, daughter of Josiah GORHAM and Martha Davis WHITON, was born on 21 January 1839 in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, MA.1056,1057,1058 She migrated in 1855 to in Martha's Vineyard, Dukes, MA to Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.1059,1060 On 8 January 1857 she acquired a lot of land from her parents in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA1061 Elizabeth died Aneurysm of Aorta on 6 August 1910 at the age of 71 in Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.1062,1063,1064,1065 She was buried on 9 August 1910 in Rural Cemetery, Stockton, San Joaquin, CA.1066,1067 She has reference number 692.

Alden HAMMOND and Elizabeth Brown GORHAM had the following children:

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i.

Mary Elizabeth HAMMOND.

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ii.

Martha Gorham HAMMOND.

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iii.

Cynthia Gray HAMMOND.

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iv.

George Gray HAMMOND.

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v.

Emma Ray HAMMOND.