Daisie May Hammond (1877-1963)


Father: John Thomas Hammond, Sr.  (1839-1909)
Mother: Camsadel Lucinda Shipley  (1842-1920)


Brother: Albert Sydney Hammond  (1863-1932)
Brother: Rezin Howard Hammond  (1864-1928)
Brother: William Shipley Hammond, Sr.  (1866-1924)
Sister: Anna Catherine Hammond  (1868-1873)
Sister: Sarah Shipley Hammond  (1870-1926)
Brother: John Thomas Hammond, Jr.  (1872-1940)
Sister: Armanella Hammond  (1874-1953)
Brother: Herbert Hammond  (1875-1953)
Sister: Camsadel Hammond  (1878-1879)
Sister: Stella Gertrude Hammond  (1879-1959)
Brother: Clarence Hammond  (1882-1928)
Brother: Richardson Thomas Hammond  (1883-1952)


Husband: Rev. Edgar Thomas Read  (1874-1947) married 1902-11-19. (b. 1874-06-19, d. 1947-05-22)


Daughter: Catherine Elizabeth (Read) Hall  (1909-1999) (d. 1999-02-08)
Son: Edgar Hammond Read  (1913-1913) (b. 1913-10-09, d. 1913-10-19)
Son: Charles Edgar Read  (1915-1988)

Basic Data

Names: My grandmother and great-aunt called her "Aunt Daisie".
Spelling: I've seen Daisie May, Daisie Mae, Daisy May, and Daisy Mae!
Born: 1877-05-06
Place: Anne Arundel County, MD, USA
Died: 1963-01-28
Buried: Loudon Park Cemetery, Baltimore, MD, USA.


Find A Grave: Daisie Hammond Read (1877-1963)

Handwritten record of marriage - origin unknown.

Read & Hammond
On Wed. Nov 19, 1902. Rev. Edgar Thomas Read
pastor of the Methodist Protestant Church of Union
Bridge Md. and Mip Daisy May Hammond, daughter
of John T and Campsie Hammond of Brooklyn A A Co Md.
at Methodist Protestant Church Brooklyn,
by Rev. F. J. L. Mills.

Death notice - undated; spelling and punctuation as in original.

READ. -- On January 28, 1963, DAISY
MAE HAMMOND, beloved wife of
the late Edgar Thomas Read, and
mother of Charles E. Read of Al-
buquerque, N.M.; and Mrs. Catha-
rine Read Hall of Lexington, Ken-
tucky.    Funeral services at St. John's
Methodist Church, St. Paul and
Twenty-seventh streets, on Friday
at 2 P.M. Friends may call at the
Mitchell Home, 1900 Eutaw place,
on Thursday from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M.
and 7 P.M. to 10 P.M. and on Fri-
day until noon. Interment in
Loudon Park Cemetery.

The Star-Democrat of Easton, MD, February 11, 1999.

Catherine R. Hall

Catherine Read Hall of Chestertown, formerly of Lexington, Ky., died Monday, Feb. 8, 1999, at Magnolia Hall Nursing Home, Chestertown. She was 89. Born in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Rev. Edgar Thomas and Daisie Hammond Read. Rev. Read was the minister at Calvary Methodist Church in Easton from 1919 to 1939. A 1926 graduate of Easton High School and a 1930 graduate of Western Maryland College, she earned her master's degree in 1932 at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor. In 1931 she married W. Scott Hall, who died in 1973. She taught school and was a social worker before her children were born, then she worked in an antique book store in Lexington, KY for more than 20 years. She did volunteer work in Lexington public schools, the Juvenile Advisory Board, and the Transylvania University Faculty.

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