Hannah Haigh

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Haigh was born on 14 September 1823, in Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Levi Haigh, was 35 and her mother, Mary Kippax, was 27. She married Jacob Eshelman on 18 October 1842, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Clover Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Venango, Venango, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 14 November 1899, in Baxter, Clover Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Summerville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Eshelman
Hannah Haigh
Marriage: 18 October 1842
Mary Elizabeth Eshelman
Sarah Ann Eshelman
Martha Jane Eshelman
Uriah Hague Eshelman
Thomas Austin Eshelman
Hannah Lovina Eshelman
David Curtis Eshelman
William Elmer Eshelman
Fayette Clinton Eshelman

Sources (12)

  • Minnie Eshelman in household of David C Eshelman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1892 Marriage - Maude CALE & W. E. ESHELMAN - Corsica, Jefferson County, PA
  • Hannah H Eshelman, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


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

Name Meaning

English (mainly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of several minor places called Haigh in Yorkshire and Lancashire (from Middle English hagh ‘enclosure’, from Old English haga or Old Norse hagi), but especially that in Quarmby, between Huddersfield and Halifax.

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

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