Hannah Withers

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Withers was born in 1800, in Scott, Kentucky, United States, her father, John III Withers, was 32 and her mother, Mary Emerson, was 25. She married Robert Miller Snell about 1820. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Monroe Township, Monroe, Missouri, United States in 1850 and Jackson Township, Macon, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died in November 1870, in Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Missouri, United States.

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Robert Miller Snell
Hannah Withers
Marriage: about 1820
Joseph Granderson Snell
John Withers Snell
Elizabeth Snell
Hugh M. Snell
Frances Snell
Ann Eliza Snell
Mary Elizabeth Snell
Martha Jane Snell
Margaret Melvina Snell
Amanda Frances Snell
Ann C Snell

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Snell in household of Robert M Snell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Snell in household of Robert Snell, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Historical Boundaries 1803: Louisiana Purchase, United States 1812: Missouri Territory, United States 1821: Missouri, United States

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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

English: variant of Wither , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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