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1915 Affidavit

Department of the Interior
Bureau of Pensions

Richomond F Hammond
Bellflower Cal
118839 Act May

Stamped APR 12 1915 / JUN 16 1915

No. 1. Date nd place of birth? Answer. Licking Co Ohio

The name of organizations in which you served? Answer. E Co 17 Ills Infy – IL Company 14 Ills Cav

no. 2. What was your post office at enlistment? Answer. Galesburg Illinois

No. 3. State your wife’s full name and her maiden name. Answer. Mary A Hammond (Reynolds)

No. 4. When, where and by whom were you married? Answer. Oct 29 1906 at Kinglsey Kas by Probate Judge

No. 5. Is there any official or church record of your marriage? No

If so, where? Answer. At probate judges offise Kinsly Kas

No. 6. Were you previously married? If so, state the name of your former wife, the date of the marriage and the date and place of her death or divorce. If there was more than one previous marriage, let your answer include all former wives. Answer.

Yes. First wife Sarah E Ralson Jan 1st 1867 at Ontario Ills 2nd wife Mary E Myers at DOdge CIty Kansas. 5 children by 1st wife one child by second wife Hattie L Hammond

No. 7 If your present wife was married before her marriage to you, state the name of her former husband, the date of such marriage and the date and place of his death or divorce, and state whether he ever rendered any military or naval service, and, if so, give name of the organization in which he served. If she was married more than once before he marriage to you, let your answer include all former husbands. Answer.

Yes once to Wm Grims who was killed on railroad never was in army

No. 8. Are you now living with your wife, or has there been a separation? Answer

yes we are living together at Bellflower Calafornia

No. 9. State the names and dates of birth of all your children, living or dead. Answer

Stella M Hammond born Feb 9th 1867
Forrest C Hammond Nov 28 1868
Nellie E Hammond born Nov 28 1869
Josie E Hammond born Feb 6 1871
Clyde N Hammond born June 23 1872
by second wife Hattie L Hammond born April 1st 1897
First wife died Oct 12 1892 at Dodge City Kas
Second wife died March 14 1901 at Dodge City Kansas

Date Aprl 5 1915 (Signature) Richmond F Hammond

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