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Need death date for ggrandfather

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Need death date for ggrandfather John Hammond

John Hammond b:30Nov1842 - married Margaret Miller 26Dec1864 had 10 children in Donegal, Ireland. Things were hard then.

Margaret sent her children by two at a time to America. She took her youngest w/her when she emigrated in 1902. She left two sons behind in an orphanage or working for a farmer - I've heard both stories. I'd like to find out if John was still alive while all of this was going on.

Have a hand-written 5 page letter frm son of the one who worked the farm (the farmer left the farm to him, he married & had 5 children (incl. the Rev.who wrote this letter) stating his father died in 1964 not knowing he had an actual family - & that they were living in America.

I have a hand-drawn family tree (75 or 80 yrs old) & Margaret is incorporated into the trunk of the tree, pink sites for women & blue for men. John's name is barely visible its so small. It states he was born in 1842 & "died & burried in Donegal." Would like to learn more abt him.
 
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