Hannah Moore Wolcott

Brief Life History of Hannah Moore

When Hannah Moore Wolcott was born on 24 July 1823, in Litchfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Elijah Wolcott I, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Emma Park, was 36. She lived in Litchfield, Litchfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 31 March 1898, in Litchfield Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Park Cemetery, Canton, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Wolcott I
1780–1840
Elizabeth Emma Park
1786–1873
Susannah Park Wolcott
1806–1848
Thomas Park Wolcott
1807–1887
Silas Park Wolcott
1809–1870
Samuel Park Wolcott
1811–1882
Maria Cook Wolcott
1814–1900
Elijah Wolcott Jr.
1816–1904
William Reed Wolcott
1821–1876
Mary Wolcott
1821–1900
Hannah Moore Wolcott
1823–1898
Amos Prentice Wolcott
1826–1898
Louisa Jane Wolcott
1829–1897
Marion Elizabeth Wolcott
1831–1917

Sources (4)

  • Hannah Wolcott, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hannah Moore Wolcott, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hanah Woolcott, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

1834

Oldest grave seen in the memorials list

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Surrey): habitational name from Wollacott in Thrushelton (Devon), named from the Old English personal name Wulfnōth + cot ‘cottage, hut, shelter’. This form of the surname is now rare in Britain.

History: Henry Wolcott (1578–1655), clothier, came from Tolland, Somerset, England, and settled in Windsor, CT, in 1636. His grandson Roger (1679–1767) was colonial governor of CT; his great-grandson Oliver (1726–1797) was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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

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