Hannah Brown

29 July 1784–5 December 1866 (Age 82)
Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Brown was born on 29 July 1784, in Cambridge, Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Brown, was 32 and her mother, Huldah Alida Loomis, was 29. She married Abraham Ferguson in 1805, in Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 5 December 1866, in Broadalbin, Broadalbin, Fulton, New York, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Rural Cemetery, Fulton, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Ferguson
1779–1864
Hannah Brown
1784–1866
Marriage: 1805
Abigail Ferguson
1808–
Harvey D Ferguson
1811–1869
Hannah Ferguson
1811–1901
Jane Ferguson
1825–
Margaret Fergeson
1813–
Abraham Ferguson III
1815–1891
Barney Ferguson
1820–1906
Cornelius Ferguson
1822–1897

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Ferguson

    Male1779–1864Male

    Female1784–1866Female

MARRIAGE
1805
Cambridge, Washington, New York, United States
children

(8)

    Abigail Ferguson

    Female1808–Female

    Harvey D Ferguson

    Male1811–1869Male

    Hannah Ferguson

    Female1811–1901Female

    Margaret Fergeson

    Female1813–Female

    Male1815–1891Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1791 · Founded

Age 7

Rensselaer County was organized from Albany County in 1791.
1808

Age 24

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Furgason in household of Abram Furgason, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Ferguson in household of Abram Ferguson, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Ferguson in household of Cornelus Ferguson, "New York State Census, 1865"

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