Hannah Bosserman

14 October 1794–13 April 1869 (Age 74)
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Bosserman was born on 14 October 1794, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johann Michael Bosserman, was 30 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Pfautz, was 27. She married John D. Hershey on 23 June 1812, in York, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She died on 13 April 1869, in Adams Township, Darke, Ohio, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Highland Cemetery, Covington, Miami, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

John D. Hershey
1788–1846
Hannah Bosserman
1794–1869
Marriage: 23 June 1812
Jacob B Hershey
1813–1848
Eliza Hershey
1815–
Elizabeth Hershey
1822–
Hester Hershey
1829–1862
Maria Hershey
1818–1881
John Bosserman Hershey
1820–1897
Joseph P. Hershey
1820–
Nancy Hershey
1823–1848
Sarah HERSHEY
1826–1895
Lucinda Hershey
1830–
Rebecca Hershey
1831–1868
Louisa Hershey
1832–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
23 June 1812
York, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    Jacob B Hershey

    Male1813–1848Male

    Eliza Hershey

    Female1815–Female

    Maria Hershey

    Female1818–1881Female

    John Bosserman Hershey

    Male1820–1897Male

    Joseph P. Hershey

    Male1820–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Johann Michael Bosserman

    Male1764–1811Male

    Mary Elizabeth Pfautz

    Female1766–1843Female

siblings

(8)

    Jacob Bosserman

    Male1793–1833Male

    Female1794–1869Female

    Solomon Bosserman

    Male1797–1878Male

    Michael Bosserman

    Male1799–1823Male

    Reverend David Bosserman

    Male1802–1880Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 9

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 18

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 25

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

German (Bossermann):1. from Middle High German bosser ‘bowls player’, probably applied as a nickname for a skilled or enthusiastic player. 2. probably a variant of Bassermann , itself a variant of Wassermann ( see Wasserman ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Hershey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hannah Bosserman Hershey
  • Wills and Probate records 1786 to 1998 for Hannah Hershey

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