Hannibal Webster Flanders

Male21 April 1822–15 January 1906

Brief Life History 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

Sources (29)

  • Hannabal W Flanders in household of Saml C Flanders, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannibal Flanders, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Hannibal W. Flanders, "New Hampshire Marriages, 1720-1920"

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  • Marriage
    1 January 1857Boscawen, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (10)

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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 from Middle English Fla(u)ndres ‘Flanders’, denoting someone from Flanders, a historical region covering parts of modern-day Belgium, France, and the Netherlands. Compare Fleming .

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

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