I am searching for my husband's great grandfather, Joseph Hammes born Mar 1847 in Prussia, Germany and died 16 May 1910 in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan.His wife, Christine Whiteman/Wittman a/k/a Grace Wittman born 25 Feb 1846 in Wuertemburg, Germany and died 27 Mar in 1897 in Laurium, Michigan. They had nine children that I know of:
Anton Hammes born about 1868/69 in Michigan and married Mary Sullivan 17 Oct 1891 in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan;
Joseph Hammes, born about 1870 and died 27 Jan 1893 in Michigan.'
Annie Hammes born about 1872; Peter Hammes born Nov 1876; Philip Hammes born Jun 1879; "No Name" Hammes born 21 Sep 1883 and died same day and year;
Andrew Joseph Hammes, born 26 MAY 1885 IN Calumet, Houghton, Michigan (my husband's grandfather); died 16 Jan 1968 in Calumet also.
Clemence Hammes born Jul 1887 and died in Calumet, Houghton, Michigan;
Grace Hammes born Oct 1890.
If you have any information on this family please write to me.Laurie Emelity 11/7/01 email at