JAMES HAMMERSLEY SR, Born in NRTHUMBERLANDSHIRE, ENG. aout 1805 was the son of a prominent land owners. He came to the United States at about 25 years of age and purchased a large block of COAL LAND in what is NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, PA. A Plantation near MEMPHIS,TENN. TENN. He likewise engaged in merchandising for a short time and bought a considerable amount of Real Estate.His wife is ANNA DAVIS, was born in Wales and reared in England. Her father has interest in Coal Mines and the Tin Mines in Wales.HENRY and his brother knows very little, as the oldest brother died. Their were three sons and one daughter. supposedly, he died in Pittsburgh, Pa.
I am a little confused with this as my great great grandmother ELIZABETH PFEIL MUNN,(husband) JOHN S. PFEIL. Her mother, MARTHA HAMMERSLEY, Born in the U.S. and she married JAMES MUNN, Belfast, Ireland. But in the history of of JAMES HAMMERSLEY, they mention three sons and one sister. MARTHA has a sister HENRIETTA, who marries. GEORGE E.PFEIL In JAMES HAMMERSLEY WILL, Their are two other daughters by the name of SELENA HAMMERSLEY KELSEY and CAROLINE HAMMERSLEY RANDLE, of Bedford, Warwickshire. He must have been married a few.