George Harding Real Estate Purchase

Allegany Co., MD Deed Bk R., Pg 311, 9 Jan 1835

At the request of George Harding this deed was recorded.

This indentue between Henry Hammond and Mary Hammond his wife of Allegany Co., MD and George Harding (of same), for the sum of $1200? sold Lot #3380 call "Hope" containing 50 acres and Lot #3382 containing 50 acres and Lot #3383, part of a tract called "Williams Good Luck" containing 50 acres and part of Lot #3381 containing 45 acres. Mary Hammond, wife of Henry Hammond relinquished her right of dower.

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Obituary

June 12, 1875 Rushville Times. Rushville, IL

Mrs Mary Hammond, grandmother of Jacob and Henry Hammond of this county, died at her residence in Millwood, Ohio a few weeks since, in the 97th year of her age. Mrs Hammond was born in Northhampton Conty, Pennsylvania, June 6, 1778, almost a century ago. She had 12 children 10 of whom lived to have families. She had 85 grandchildren, 152 great grandchildren, 12 great great grandchildren. There are 4 families living in Nebraska and Calif not recorded in the above. Her maiden name was Mary Russell and was married to Henry Hammond in the state of Pennsylvania. Sometime after her marriage, she with her husband moved to Alleghany County, Maryland where they resided 30 years. In 1834 they moved to Knox Conty Ohio, and settled near Millwood. Her husband died Apr 5, 1841. Seven of her children survive her, Rev Jacob, Peter, Jonathan, Levi, Catherine, Elizabeth, and Susan.

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The above transcripts were provided by Karen Davis, who wrote �I can't confirm who George Harding was but I believe the married couple were Henry (John Heinrich Haman) Hammon(d) and his wife Mary (Russell) Hammon(d). One of the Hammon(d) daughters married Nathaniel Harden (son of "my" I should say "our" Isaac & his 1st wife "Miss" Neymeyer Harden).

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As shown by the document below, lots 3380, 3382 and 3383 and most of 3381 were transferred to the Chesapeake and Ohio Steam Transportation & Mining Company on October 1, 1852 by James B. Murray, Mr. & Mrs. Thomas E. Davis, and Mary the widow of Francis Griffin. This document, which was provided by Don Hammon, show that George Hardin and his wife sold these tracts to Trustee Francis Griffin in February 1845.

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