26. Jabez HAMMOND was born on 26 February 1698/9 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.140,141 He was appointed convened citizens for election in 1736 in Mattapoisett, Rochester, Plymouth, MA142 He was assessed in 1776 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA143 Jabez migrated in 1782 to in from Dartmouth, MA to South Woodstock, VT.144 He died in February 1786 at the age of 87 in South Woodstock, VT.144 He has reference number 1310. Hammond Genealogy, p 130: Jabez Hammond 1st, oldest son of John (Benj, Wm) was b. at Rochester, Mass. Feb 27, 1699, moved to Dartmouth, afterwards New Bedford, Mass., probably about the first of Dec 1765, and, with his son John, went to South Woodstock, VT in 1782, where he d. Feb 1786, ae. 87. Jabez Hammond was a prominent man in his day, and is said to have held a commission as captain from the King of England. After the birth of his children, probably May 17, 1765, he wrote out a Family Record, giving the births, marriages and deaths, and the names of his father and mother, himself, his wives and children, up to the date of writing. This ancient paper, somewhat impaired by time, is still in existence, and is a rare and remarkable document.
Jabez Hammond's Family Record.
"a, tru copy taken of from my old Count may - 17 - 1765.
February -12-1727 a record of nams and Berths of my father and mother and my self and my wives and all their children.
my Honered father John Hammond was Born in ye -1663
my Honered mother mary Hammond was Born - - - -1674
I Jabez Hammond was Born febry - ye - 27 - - - - - - -1699
and was mared to Sary Lathrop Aprell - 14 - - - - - - -1725
my wife Sary Hammond was Born december -31 - - -1703
and ouer first Child Joshua was Born Aprel -1 - - - - -1726
and died jenuery - 2 the same year - 1726
ouer Second Child Hanah July the - 20 - - - - - - - - - -1727
and died the - 9 - day of June - 1730
our third child Zilpha was Born Agust - 10 - - - - - - - -1729
and died june - 18 - 1730
ouer forth Child rebeka was Born febury - 14 - - - - - - 1730
ouer fifth Child Lothrop was Born Aprel - 24 - - - - - - - 1732
and died in Jaimacer novmber - 26 - 1756
my sixth Child Sary was Born october - 15 - - - - - - - 1734
and died in noumber - 19 - 1734
i mared my Second wif Abegal fanc may - 12 - - - - - - 1736
my second wife Abegal was Born - 22 - may - - - - - 1714
our first Child fanc was Born may the 20 - - - - - - - - - 1737
our second Child Sary was Born march - 24 - - - - - - - 1739
our third Child Jabez was Born June - 9 - - - - - - - - - - 1741
our forth Child Luther was Born Aprel - 8 - - - - - - - - - -1744
our fifth Child Calvin was Born december 29 - - - - - - - 1745
oru Sixth Child Roda was Born noumber: 16 - - - - - - 1747
our Seventh Child John was Born jenuery - 20 - - - - - 1749
our eight child Eligah march - 4 - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 1751
our ninth Child gorg was Born Agust - 19
our tenth Child Caleb was Born decen
our eleventh Child Ruth was born
and died in the 11 of december - 1
ouer twelfth Child Abegal was
Monday ye 23d day of Sept 178
and wife re moved to wood sto
d His wife Abigil aged 68
A Record of Berths and deaths of my famely.
Jabez HAMMOND and Sarah LOTHROP were married about February 1724/5 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.145,146 Sarah LOTHROP died on 9 November 1734 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.147 She has reference number 1319.
Jabez HAMMOND and Sarah LOTHROP had the following children:
|Joshua HAMMOND was born on 1 April 1726 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.148 He died on 2 January 1726/7 at the age of 0 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.149|
|Hannah HAMMOND was born on 20 July 1727 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.150 She died on 9 June 1730 at the age of 2 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.151|
|Zilpha HAMMOND was born on 10 August 1729 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.152|
|Lothrop HAMMOND was born on 24 April 1733 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.153|
Jabez HAMMOND and Abigail FAUNCE were married on 12 May 1736 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.154 Abigail FAUNCE, daughter of John FAUNCE and Abigail BRYANT, has reference number 1320.
Jabez HAMMOND and Abigail FAUNCE had the following children:
|Sarah HAMMOND was born on 24 March 1739 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.155|
|Jabez HAMMOND Jr.|
|Luther HAMMOND was born in 1744 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.156 He was baptized on 12 April 1744 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.156|
|Rhoda HAMMOND was born in 1747 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.157 She was baptized on 27 December 1747 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.157|
|John HAMMOND was born on 20 January 1749/50 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.158 He was baptized on 11 March 1750 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.158 He died in August 1814 at the age of 64.159,160|
|George HAMMOND was born in September 1754 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.161 He was baptized on 22 September 1754 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.161|
|Caleb HAMMOND was born about 1757 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.162,163 He was baptized on 9 January 1757 in Rochester, Plymouth, MA.163|
|Ruth HAMMOND was born in 1759 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.164,165 She was baptized on 7 October 1759 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.164|
|Abigail HAMMOND was born about July 1762 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.166 She was baptized on 25 July 1762 in Mattapoisett, Plymouth, MA.166|