Hannah Ayers

14 August 1758–
Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Ayers was born on 14 August 1758, in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, William Ayres, was 35 and her mother, Rachel Barnes, was 25. She married Nathaniel Belknap on 31 August 1777, in Brookfield, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters.

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Nathaniel Belknap
Hannah Ayers
Marriage: 31 August 1777
Eunice Belknap
Patty Martha Belknap
William Belknap
Nathaniel Belknap
Hannah Belknap
Luke Belknap
Rachel Belknap

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World Events (8)

Age 18
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 18
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
Age 31
George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

(1997: 13852;2007: 29663; 2010: 39623)English: derivative of Ayer , with excrescent -s. The -s may represent a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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Sources (35)

  • Hannah in entry for Nathaniel Belknap, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Hannah Belknap in entry for Nathaniel Belknap, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Hannah Hutchins, "Find A Grave Index"

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