Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler

1777–29 October 1870 (Age 93)
Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Hannah Vanhusen

When Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler was born in 1777, in Albany, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Wheeler, was 17 and her mother, Hannah Vanhusen, was 15. She married Abraham Johnson about 1805, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 29 October 1870, in Malahide, Elgin, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in London, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Johnson
Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler
Marriage: about 1805
Peter Abraham Johnson
Joseph Johnson
Cyrenius John Johnson
John Johnson
Jacob Little Jake Johnson
John Johnson
Hannah Elizabeth Johnson
Richard Henry Johnson
William Powell Johnson
Maria Johnson

Spouse and Children

about 1805
Albany, Albany, New York, United States


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World Events (8)

1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution

Age 0

The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 4

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Age 26

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of wheels (for vehicles or for use in spinning or various other manufacturing processes), from an agent derivative of Middle English whele ‘wheel’. The name is particularly common on the Isle of Wight; on the mainland it is concentrated in the neighboring region of central southern England.

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

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The same ideals and principles which motivated the Pilgrims to leave' ancestral homes to establish a new commonwealth in a new country motivated the ancestors of Jacob Huffman to leave their homes in …

Sources (3)

  • Millennium File [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2003.
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler -
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Hannah Vanhusen Wheeler

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