GRIM REAPER TAKES AWAY OLD RESIDENT
AMARIA HAMMOND DIED AT HIS HOME LAST NIGHT
Had Lived Here for 70 Years-He was the Father of Ten Children
Amaria Hammond, one of the oldest residents of Ann Arbor, died Sunday night at 11 o'clock at his home, 1144 Broadway, aged 77 years.
Mr. Hammond was born in Danville, N. Y., in 1825. At the age of 7 years, he removed to Ann Arbor with his parents. He was connected with the St. Clair mills twenty-six years, and during that time he was absent from work only three months on account of illness. He was twice married, his first wife being Rose Conity, and the second, Nancy McGraw, who died several years ago.
He was the father of ten children, six of whom are living. They are as follows: Mrs. H. N. Benham, Ypsilanti; Frank S. Hammond, Kansas City, Mo.; Walter A. Hammond, St. Paul, Minn.; William M. Hammond, Jackson; Harry K. Hammond, Ann Arbor, and Mrs. Nannie Wile, LaPorte, Ind.
The funeral was held from the residence Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment in Fairview cemetery.