Biography of William Hammond
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WILLIAM HAMMOND-Was born in New York, September 9, 1826, and there resided until the spring of 1852, when he took passage on board the steamer Ohio bound for San Francisco, California, arriving in the latter place in March of the above year, and engaged in mining, which he followed until 1861, when he enlisted in Co. D, 4th Reg. California Volunteers, and came with that regiment to Oregon. Serving for three years he was discharged at Vancouver, Washington Territory, October 15, 1864. He then came to Yaquina Bay, where he has since resided and been engaged in hotel and store keeping most of the time. Mr. Hammond owns considerable property in Benton county, and is a member of the city council of Newport, his present home.

From:
History of Benton County, Oregon
Published by: David D. Fagan
A. G. Walling, Printers, Lithograohers, Ect.
Portland, Oregon 1885


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