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HAMM, George Sr.

Male 1845 - 1925  (80 years)


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  • Name HAMM, George 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 26 Sep 1845  Schwabsburg, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • George was illegitimate, but took the HAMM name. His confirmation record lists him as George Hamm his other still could be Jacob.
    Gender Male 
    Census 1875 State Census, Plymouth, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin details:
    page 16
    Geo Hamm white male 1 female 1

    1880 Census, Medford, Taylor Co., WI details:
    pg. 15/stamped 392, supervisor’s dist. No 3/8?, enumeration dist. 190, Dwelling 109, Family 116; June 14
    Hamm, George, white, male, 35, married, farmer, born Hessen-Darmstadt, father: same, mother: same
    Hamm, Amelia, white, female, 30, wife, married, keeping house, born Saxony, father: same, mother: Mecklenburg
    Hamm, Frederick, white, male, 3, son, at home, born Wisconsin, father: Hessen-Darmstadt, mother: Saxony
    Hamm, Freda, white, female, 1, daughter, at home, born Wisconsin, father: Hessen-Darmstadt, mother: Saxony
    *Lubinski, Gustaf, white, male, 24, boarder, blacksmith, born Prussia, father: Prussia, mother: Prussia
    *This name Lubinski is mentioned in a letter from George’s father-in-law Frederick Isserstedt regarding some matter he needed to discuss with Gustaf’s father.

    1880 Federal Agricultural Schedule, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin details:
    page 2, supervisor’s dist. 8, enumeration dist. 190, June 9 & 14, line 7
    Hamm, George
    Owns property
    Acres of land: 8 tilled land, 152 woodland and forest
    farm value - land, fence and buildings: 1200
    farm value - implements and machinery: 15
    fences - cost of repairing and building: 25
    est. value of farm productions (sold, consumed or on hand): 120
    grass lands: acreage mown 3; products harvested - hay 3
    neat cattle and their products: working oxen 2; milch cows 2; other 1; butter made on farm 200 gallons
    swine 2; poultry 16; eggs 80; rye 1 acre, 10 bushels; 1/10th acre potatoes, 80 bushels; value of all forest products sold 75
    (Farm size is on par with others in the area, average small farm at this point, they had been here for about 2 years at this time)

    1885 State Census, Town of Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin details:
    line 25
    Geo Hamm, white, male 3, female 2, born Germany 1

    1895 State Census, Medford Township, Taylor County, Wisconsin details:
    line 1
    Geo Hamm, white, male 4, female 2, born US 4, born Germany 2

    1900 Census, Medford Township, Taylor Co., WI details:
    Dwelling 173, Family 173, June 12, ED 181, Sheet 10
    Hamm, George, head, white, male, Sept. 1845, 54, married, 25yrs., born Germany, father:Germany, mother: Germany, emmigrated: 1873, resident US: 27 yrs., naturalized: NA, farmer, can read, write, speak english, home: owned, free of mortgage, farm, farm schedule 146
    Hamm, Emilie, wife, white, female, Feb., 1850, 50, married, 25 years, children: 9, living: 4, born: Germany, father: Germany, mother: Germany, emmigrated: 1854, resident US: 46yrs., can read, write, speak english
    Hamm, Fredrick, son, white, male, Aug. 1876, 23, single, born: WI, father: Germany, mother: Germany, farm laborer, can read, write, speak english
    Hamm, Lydia, dau, white, female, Aug., 1881, 18, single, born: WI, father: Germany, mother: Germany, school teacher, can read, write, speak english
    Hamm, George, son, white, male, June, 1884, 15, single, born: WI, father: Germany, mother: Germany, farm laborer, can read, write, speak english
    Hamm, Emil, son, white, male, Aug., 1888, 12, single, born: WI, father, Germany, mother, Germany, at school, attended school: 9 mos., can read, write, speak english

    1905 State Census, Medford, Taylor Co., WI details:
    family 93, lines 28-32, July 1
    Hamm, Geo, head, white, male, 60, married, born: Germany, parents:Germany, farmer, own home, mortgaged, farm
    Hamm, Emilie, wife, white, female, 55, married, born: Germany, parents: Germany, farmer
    Hamm, Lydia, daughter, white female, 23, single, born: Wisconsin, parents, Germany, school teacher, employed 9 months
    Hamm, George, son, white, male, 21, single born: Wisconsin, parents: Germany, laborer
    Hamm, Emil, son, white, male, 16, single, born: Wisconsin, parents: Germany, laborer

    1910 Census, Medford, Taylor Co., WI details:
    Sup. dist. no. 9, enumer. dist. no. 175, sheet no. 5A, 3898, 29th-30th April
    Lines 33-39, dwelling 84, family 87
    Hamm, George, head, m, w, 64, mar., 35, born: Germany, parents: Germany, emmigrated 1873, naturalized, speak english, farmer, dairy farm, ?, read write, O, F, F, 82
    Hamm, Amelia, wife, f, w, 60, mar., 35, born: Germany, parents: Germany, emmigrated 1854, speak english, none, read, write
    Hamm, George, son, m, w, 25, mar., 0/12, born: Wisconsin, parents: Germany, speak english, farm laborer, home farm, W, read write
    Hamm, Lydia, daughter, f, w, 29, single, born: Wisconsin, parents: Germany, speak english, Instructor, public school, w, no, ), read, write
    Hamm, Emma, daughter-in-law, f, w, 21, mar., 0/12, 1 child, 1 living, born: Wisconsin, father: New York, mother: Germany, speak english, none, read, write
    Hamm, Emil, grandson, m, w, 4/12, single, born: Wisconsin, parents: Wisconsin, none
    Hamm, Myrtle, granddaughter, f, w, 3, single, born: Minnesota, father: Wisconsin, mother, Norway, none

    1920 Census, Medford, Taylor Co., WI details:
    Sup. dist. no. 10, enum. dist. no. 215, sheet no. 11A, 7396 1651, 14 February
    Lines 3-5, Feb 16th, dwelling 192, family 197
    Hamm, George S., Head, Own, Free, m, w, 74, widow, emmigrated 1873, naturalized 1880, read, write, born: Rhineprovince Germany, native language german, speak english, farmer, general farm, OA 164
    Hamm, Lydia, daughter, f, w, 39, single, read write, born: Wisconsin, teacher, public school, W
    Hamm, Myrtle, granddaughter, f, w, 13, single, attended school, read, write, born: Minnesota, father: Wisconsin, mother: unknown, speak english, none  [4
    Naturalization 5 Nov 1874  Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Intention Declared
    Census 1875  Plymouth, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1880  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Naturalization 7 Sep 1880  Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • Certificate of Citizenship
    Census 1885  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1895  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1900  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1905  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1910  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Census 1920  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Died 5 Nov 1925  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 7
    Buried 8 Nov 1925  Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Medford (Evergreen?) Cemetery, Undertaker: T. C. Hartwig, Medford, WI
    Person ID I2182  Shepard and John Tree
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2016 

    Father HAMM, Jacob,   d. Bef 1897, Schwabsburg, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother KNOBLOCH, Elisabetha,   b. 30 Apr 1825, Schwabsburg, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1865, Schwabsburg, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Married 26 Mar 1848  Schwabsburg, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F1901  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Father UNKNOWN, Unknown 
    Mother KNOBLOCH, Elisabetha,   b. 30 Apr 1825, Schwabsburg, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1865, Schwabsburg, Hesse Darmstadt, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Family ID F1873  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family ISSERSTEDT, Emilie Willhelmina Fredericka,   b. 10 Jul 1850, Hasselm, Thüringen, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1918, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Married 22 Dec 1874  Plymouth, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Children 
     1. HAMM, Wilhelm,   b. 22 Jun 1875, Plymouth, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1875, Plymouth, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. HAMM, Friedrich Wilhelm Karl E.,   b. 16 Aug 1876, Plymouth, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1951, Manawa, Waupaca County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. HAMM, Frieda Herthe? Wilhelmine,   b. 22 Oct 1878, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Apr 1881, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     4. HAMM, Lydia Friedricke Caroline,   b. 16 Aug 1880, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1964, Marshfield, Wood County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     5. HAMM, Wilhelm Friedrich Ludwig,   b. 2 Apr 1882, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1884, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     6. HAMM, Johan Georg Louis Bertram,   b. 5 Jun 1884, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Apr 1963, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     7. HAMM, Emil Gustav Heinrich,   b. 2 Aug 1887, Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1964, Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2016 
    Family ID F1742  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Amelia Isserstedt Hamm and George Hamm
    Amelia Isserstedt Hamm and George Hamm
    This was most likely taken on their wedding day or thereabouts.

    Documents
    George Hamm military certificate
    George Hamm military certificate
    George Hamm, senior's military certificate acknowledging his service during the war of 1870-1871 in Germany. "With God, for Kaiser, King and Fatherland!"

    Headstones
    George Hamm headstone
    George Hamm headstone
    Cemetery in Medford, Taylor County, Wisconsin

  • Sources 
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