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Hammond, Sarah Catherine (Bower) 1862-1938


Posted By: Monica
Date: 4/13/2012 at 12:39:39

I am not related and have no further information, this is taken from an old scrapbook belonging to Clara (Jones) McCartney.

(died May 27, 1938)

Funeral services for Mrs. Hammond were held at the Platt funeral home Wednesday afternoon at 1:30, conducted by Rev. Charles Polley of Portage, Wis. music for the service was two songs, "One Day" and "Higher Ground" sang by Rev. Polley, accompanied by his wife.

In compliance with her wish she was laid to rest in the Green Hill cemetery northwest of twon by the side of her little daughter and near her childhood home.

Her children were all present for her funeral service except hr sons, Charles and DeForest and one daughter, Mrs. Eliza Snow. Funeral services were also held at Romeo, Mich., Monday, May 30.

Born in 1862

Sarah Catherine Bower, daughter of Frank and Elizabeth Bower, was born January 25, 1862 and departed this life May 27, 1938 at the home of her daughter, Clara, Mrs. Walter Collins of Romeo, Mich., aged 76 years, four months and two days, after a brief illness of only a few hours.

The one of whom we write came with her parents when a small child to the vicinity of Edgewood where the greater part of her life was spent. She attended school at the Rosenkrans schoolhouse and in early life was converted and united with the Unites Brethan church. After moving to Edgewood her membership transferred to the M. E. church. She was always faithful in attendence at Sunday schol and worship service.

She was united in marraige to Harmon P. Hammond, July 11, 1878. To this union 12 children were born, one daughter, Nettie died in early infancy and Edith, wife of Fred Ullman Jr. passed away about 20 years ago in Canada. The surviving children are: Mrs. LaVera Steele of Edgewood, Ia., Mrs. Luthera Sell of Markesen, Wis., Mrs. Eliza Snow of Nubieber , Calif., Mrs. Nellie Bruce of Lincoln, Neb., Mrs. Clara Collins of Romeo, Mich., Mrs. Vina Stone of Portola, Calif., Mrs. Lenora Waring of Chicago, Ill., Charles, DeForest and Melvin Hammond, all of Detroit, Mich.

Mrs. Hammond was a faithful wife, devoted mother and true friend.

In the heaven above angels whisphering one to another,
Could find within their book of love no words as sweet as Mother;
The fairest face that I'll ever see the kindest voice I'll hear,
The one who cared the most for me was my own Mother dear.


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