Jacob Hammond

  Jacob Hammond was born in Knox county, Ohio, November 28, 1835, and came to Illinois in April, 1863, and settled in Woodstock township, Schuyler county; subsequently removed to Bainbridge township; in the fall of 1872 came to Rushville, where be has since resided.  In 1861 Mr.  Hammond enlisted in Company A, of the 65th Regiment Ohio Volunteer Infantry and subsequently became first lieutenant.  In March, 1882, he was appointed post master of Rushville.  On the 20th of June, 1863, he married Sarah M. Lawler, a native of Schuyler county, by which marriage there are two children named Charles H., and Harold J. Hammond.  Politically he has, since outing his first vote, been a staunch and active Republican.

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