Simeon Frank Hamman
birth: 23 March 1842, Stark, Ohio, USA to John Hamman and Margaret Frick Hamman
death: 03 September 1910, Lakeport, Lake, California, USA
burial: Hartley Cemetery, Lake, California, USA
marriage: 02 June 1866, De Kalb, Indiana, USA
Elizabeth Jane Wiley
birth: September 1848, Ohio, USA to James Wiley and Ellen Unknown Wiley
death: 27 February 1913, Lakeport, Lake, California, USA
burial: Hartley Cemetery, Lakeport, Lake, California, USA
Simeon Frank Hamman lived in:
- Stark, OH
- Franklin township, De Kalb County, IN
- Los Angeles, CA
- Acton, Petaluma, San Bernadino, CA
- Lakeport, Lake County, CA
While in Indiana Simeon’s occupation was as carpenter, farmer, and sawmill owner.
He served in the Indiana 88th Infantry, Co. A during the civil war 1862-1866.
He continued his work as a carpenter when they moved California. Simeon had a number of health reasons for moving. He also suffered from deafness.
While there he wrote many letters back to his brother, Daniel F Hamman, telling about Elizabeth’s and his life. When they lived north of Los Angeles in 1909 when the earthquake hit that city. It was felt fifty miles away in Lakeport.
Lina M Zerkle