Hammett, William S.
The following data is extracted from Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois.
William S. Hammett, retired farmer re-siding in Tuscola, was born in Montgomery County, Virginia, December 9, 1823, and is a son of John Hammett (see sketch of James R. Hammett). He came with his father from Bourbon County, Kentucky, in 1829. He was for many years a leading farmer of Camargo Township and prominent in the early affairs of the County.
Source: Historical and Biographical Record of Douglas County, Illinois