Hannah Bosserman

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

The Life Summary 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
Hannah Bosserman
Marriage: 23 June 1812
Jacob B Hershey
Eliza Hershey
about 1815–
Elizabeth Hershey
Hester Hershey
Maria Hershey
John Bosserman Hershey
Joseph P. Hershey
Nancy Hershey
Lucinda Hershey
Rebecca Hershey
Louisa Hershey

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1812York, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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

    (1997: 427;2007: 736; 2010: 1110)Americanized form of German Bassermann, itself a variant of Wassermann .

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

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    Sources (5)

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

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