Hannah Hartwell

4 August 1791–1855 (Age 63)
Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Hartwell was born on 4 August 1791, in Castleton, Rutland, Vermont, United States, her father, Ebenezer Hartwell Sr, was 45 and her mother, Hannah Wing Bangs, was 45. She married W. H. Smith on 1 April 1813, in Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Mishawaka, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died in 1855, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

W. H. Smith
Hannah Hartwell
Marriage: 1 April 1813
Eliza Ann Smith
Charles Smith
David Porter Smith
Lucy Smith

Spouse and Children

1 April 1813
Vermont, United States



    Lucy Smith


    Charles Smith


    David Porter Smith


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 9

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.

Age 17

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from places in Buckinghamshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire called Hartwell, from Old English heorot ‘stag’, ‘hart’ + wella ‘spring’, ‘stream’. In some cases the surname may have arisen from Hartwell in Hartfield, Sussex or Hartwell in Lamerton, Devon.

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

Sources (1)

  • Hannah Smith in household of M H Smith, "United States Census, 1850"

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