Plasius (John) Hamm and Louisa Almon

John was born December 1849 in Lorence, France. His father was Anthon Hamm, His mother was Fredlich Utile. On August 26, 1880 John married Louisa Almon. Louisa was born around 1850 in Saxony, Germany. Louisa's father was Ludwig Almon. We don't know who here mother was. This was Louisa Almon's 2nd marriage. Louisa's first marriage was to Heinrick Bolz.

John and Louisa had three children:

Name Birth Date Where Born Died Spouse
Mae (Mary) Hamm 1883      
Carl George (Charles) Hamm 1886   November 3, 1980 Addie Leightner
Elizabeth Ann Hamm July 8, 1881 Coal Hollow, Bureau Co. IL. August 13, 1930 Lewis Phillips

We have been told that John Hamm was a tall red headed Frenchman. Uncle Charles Hamm was tall and had red hair. Louisa Almon went by Louisa, Louise and Lucy.

John died January 15, 1887.

Louisa went on to marry Levi T. Phillips.

Elizabeth Ann Hamm went on to marry Richard Lewis Phillips. Richard Lewis Phillips was the son of Levi T Phillips and Louisa Anthony.


New York Passenger Lists 1820 -1957 Line 39
Johann Hamm - Arrival date November 25, 1854. Estimated birth date about 1849. Age 5 yrs.
Port of departure: Le Havre, France, Destination: New York. Ships name: Ravenwood

237 Christian Hamm 48 yrs M Prussia farmer
238 Gertrude Hamm 49 yrs F  
239 Catherine Hamm 12 yrs F  
240 Henrieta Hamm 9 yrs F  
241 Johann Hamm 5 yrs M  
242 Elizabeth Hamm 11 M F  


Dutch Immigrants 1820 - 1880
Louisa Allmann arrived January 9, 1875. Port of arrival: New York. Age 26, female, Spinster Maiden - Single. Last residence indentified as Dutch. Port of departure: Liverpool, Eng. Ship name: Algina - steamer. Ship accomidations: sturage.