10. John HAMMOND was born on 30 November 1663 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.42 He lived in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA about 1680.43 He served in the military as Lt in command of the local militia on 20 May 1690 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.44,45 John died on 19 April 1749 at the age of 85 in Old Stiles, , MA.42,46 He has reference number 463. He was elected as the second representative from Rochester to the Province Court in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.47 Annals, etc, p 89: John Hammond, born 30 November, 1663; died 19 April, 1749; was lieutenant in command of the military company at Rochester; served three years as selectman and assessor; was a member of the Massachusetts Assembly two years, and held a commission as Justice of the peace; married, in 1691, Mary, eldest daughter of Reverend Samuel Arnold, first minister setted at Rochester, and by her had eleven children.
John HAMMOND and Mary ARNOLD were married in 1691 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.42,48,49,50 Mary ARNOLD, daughter of Rev. Samuel ARNOLD, was born in May 1672.51 She died on 3 August 1756 at the age of 84 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.52 She has reference number 464.
John HAMMOND and Mary ARNOLD had the following children: