Hannah Brace

24 May 1745–23 March 1781 (Age 35)
Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Brace was born on 24 May 1745, in Farmington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jonathan Brace, was 37 and her mother, Mary Messenger, was 27. She married Jesse Woodruff on 10 December 1761, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 23 March 1781, in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Harwinton, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Hannah? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Jesse Woodruff
1738–1806
Hannah Brace
1745–1781
Marriage: 10 December 1761
Hannah Woodruff
1762–1845
Wiard Woodruff
1764–1828
Laverne Woodruff
1765–
Lois Woodruff
1767–1856
Huldah Woodruff
1769–1801
Jesse Woodruff
1772–1840
Sabrience Woodruff
1774–
Joel Woodruff
1776–1832
Elisabeth Woodruff
1778–1778
Mary Woodruff
1779–1780

Spouse and Children

Children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1776
Age 31
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 36
The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

Name Meaning

(1997: 1766;2007: 3477; 2010: 4943)English (of Norman origin): nickname from Old French braz, brace, brase ‘arm’, probably used of someone with a strong arm or with a deformity of the arm.

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

Possible Related Names

Brass

Sources (10)

  • Hannah in entry for Wiard Woodruff, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
  • Hannah Woodruff, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Hannah Brace Woodruff, "Find A Grave Index"

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a FREE Account
Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
Share this with your family and friends.