Hanna Davidson

about 1809–12 October 1887 (Age 78)
Hardin, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Hanna

When Hanna Davidson was born about 1809, in Hardin, Kentucky, United States, her father, Elijah Davidson, was 26 and her mother, Margaret T Murphy, was 24. She married Josiah Whitman on 11 October 1832, in Warren, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 12 October 1887, in Napa, California, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Napa, California, United States.

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Josiah Whitman
Hanna Davidson
Marriage: 11 October 1832
Permelia Emma Whitman
Margaret Davidson Whitman
Hulda C. Whitman
Sarah Elizabeth Whitman
Josiah Scott Whitman

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World Events (8)

Age 3
War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created
Age 3
During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 21
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish, northern English, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from the personal name David . As a Jewish name, the last element comes from German Sohn ‘son’.2 Americanized spelling of Norwegian and Danish Davidsen or Swedish Davidsson, patronymics from the personal name David .

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

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Sources (11)

  • Hannah Whitman in household of H Cotterell, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hannah Whitman, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Whitman in household of Josiah Whitman, "United States Census, 1850"

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