Hannibal Webster Flanders

21 April 1822–15 January 1906 (Age 83)
Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Hannibal Webster

When Hannibal Webster Flanders was born on 21 April 1822, in Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Samuel Choate Flanders, was 29 and his mother, Apphia Coffin Flanders, was 28. He married Ann Elizabeth Ragon on 1 January 1857, in Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 January 1906, in Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States.

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Hannibal Webster Flanders
Ann Elizabeth Ragon
Marriage: 1 January 1857
Leander Ragan Flanders
Annie Maria Flanders
Edgar H. Flanders

Spouse and Children

1 January 1857
Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Pluma A Flanders


    Pluma Ann Flanders


    Elizabeth Jane Flanders



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1833 · First Public Library Founded in Petersborough

Age 11

In 1833, the oldest tax-supported public library in the world was established by Reverend Abiel Abbot. 

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: ethnic name for someone from Flanders. Compare Fleming .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Hannabal W Flanders in household of Saml C Flanders, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannibal W Flanders, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Henry W Flanders, "United States Census, 1900"

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