Hannah Haigh

14 September 1823–14 November 1899 (Age 76)
Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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 Hippax, 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 Pennsylvania, United States in 1870 and Clover Township, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. 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
1819–1894
Hannah Haigh
1823–1899
Marriage: 18 October 1842
Mary Elizabeth Eshelman
1843–1892
Sarah Ann Eshelman
1845–1918
Martha Jane Eshelman
1848–1941
Uriah Hague Eshelman
1850–1918
Thomas Austin Eshelman
1853–1918
Hannah Lovina Eshelman
1855–1861
David Curtis Eshelman
1858–1928
William Elmer Eshelman
1860–1940
Fayette Clinton Eshelman
1865–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1842
Pennsylvania, United States
children

(9)

    Mary Elizabeth Eshelman

    Female1843–1892Female

    Sarah Ann Eshelman

    Female1845–1918Female

    Martha Jane Eshelman

    Female1848–1941Female

    Uriah Hague Eshelman

    Male1850–1918Male

    Thomas Austin Eshelman

    Male1853–1918Male

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

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

Age 7

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.
1846

Age 23

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

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): topographic name for someone who lived by a hedged or fenced enclosure (Old English haga), or a habitational name from a place named with this word (or its Old Norse cognate hagi), especially three places called Haigh, two in West Yorkshire and the other near Manchester.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Eshleman in household of Jacob Eshleman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Eshelman in household of Jacob Eshelman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Eshelman in household of Jacob Eshelman, "United States Census, 1880"

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