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Francis (Franky) Asbury Hammond Jr.

1850– 1876

Son of Francis and Mary Jane Hammond, born in South Cottonwood, Utah; went with his parents to Hawai‘i in 1851; remained in the islands until 1856; lived with his family in San Bernardino, California, and Ogden and Huntsville, Utah; died unexpectedly in Sunset, Arizona, while on mission to establish Latter-day Saint settlements along Little Colorado River. (See “Deceased,” Deseret Evening News, May 19, 1876; GQC journal, Aug. 20, 1851; July 29, 1854.)