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Hammell's of Northen California

Hammell's of Northen California

Garrett M. Hammell (View posts)
Posted: 983200461000
Our Branch came out west during the gold rush and settled in the Santa Rosa area. Any research of yours saying that a member of your family went west.

I wanted to know if you knew Levester Hammell!

Ketrinna Hammell (View posts)
Posted: 983223195000
My grandfather's name is Levester Hammell, and my Father's was Edward Hammell, I never really knew my father or his family and I was wondering if you knew my grandfather at all. Email me at

Levester Hammell

Garrett Hammell (View posts)
Posted: 983224768000

My Grandfather had a brother named Lester Hammell, died sometime in the 70's, didn't really know him, but understood by my grandfather he big in the Rodeo lifestyle, but don't know if he had any children.

Update from The Hammell's of NorCal

Garrett M. Hammell (View posts)
Posted: 983312807000

I did some research, guess what, found more names that date back to 1890 from the County of Sonoma in California.

The names that i found are

Henry Harrison Hammell, when i got his name he was 49 years old, no date on when he was born or died.

Fred Hammell, 18 years old when i got his name.

Other names are

Gladys Hammell
Oral Hammell
Lurana Hammell
Walter Hammell

Re: Update from The Hammell's of NorCal

Ketrinna Hammell (View posts)
Posted: 1026705072000
Classification: Query
I know of a couple more Hammell's

Levester Hammell (My grandfather)
Mark Hammell (my uncle) & children
Robert Hammell (died) (my uncle)
Edward Hammell (died) (my father)
Edward Hammell Jr.
Chrishtal Hammell

Re: Hammell's of Northen California

Posted: 1041142004000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1053300954000
My mother-in-law was related to the Hammells of Sonoma Co., and I have extensive data I would share. Please contact me.

Re: Hammell's of Northen California

Posted: 1051826086000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Hammell
I am Ketrinna' s half sister. I am to looking for information about our family. Our grandfather lived in Santa Rosa, CA since I was 3 years old. They just recently moved to Rio Vista, CA. About 3 or 4 years ago. Our grandfather has been married 2 times. Any information given would be really appreciated

Re: Hammell's of Northen California

Posted: 1052001731000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1053300954000
Surnames: Hammell
The Santa Rosa Hammell's that I have researched are
Henry Harrison Hammell (1836-1931)
His sons were:
Walter Hammell (1867-
Charles Edward Hammell (1869-1958)
Fred Roland Hammell (1873-1958)
Oral Hammell (1881-1900)
Luma Bird "Babe" Hammell (1883-1966)
Walter had 2 sons:
Earl Hammell (1894-
Lester Hammell
Fred had a son:
Marion E. (1898-1983)
If this is your family, I'd like to share more data, but I prefer direct email --

Re: Levester Hammell

Posted: 1052002036000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1053300954000
Surnames: Hammell
Garrett --

Was your grandfather Earl Hammell (1894), father Clifford?

Re: Update from The Hammell's of NorCal

Posted: 1052177561000
Classification: Query
Here is what I found out.

My grandfather's name is LaVester Hammell, his father's name was Walter Hammell, who he did not know until about 6 months before Walter died. Walter was a butcher for Santa Clara University. LaVester (Lefty)'s mother was Vivan Bunnell Hammell and she died giving birth to Lefty. Walter's dad was a lawyer and Walter's mother was a gypsy.
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