Hannah Jenness

1810–1856 (Age 46)
Candia, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Jenness was born in 1810, in Candia, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Richard Jenness, was 35 and her mother, Hannah Emerson, was 31. She married Philip Hopkins Baker on 1 January 1835, in Piermont, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 1856, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 46.

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Philip Hopkins Baker
Hannah Jenness
Marriage: 1 January 1835
Annie Baker

Spouse and Children

1 January 1835
Piermont, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Age 8

Illinois is the 21st state.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 15

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jan ( see Jayne ).2 Possibly an Americanized form of French Lajeunesse .

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

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  • Hannah S. Jenness, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

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