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
Elizabeth Emma Park
Susannah Park Wolcott
Thomas Park Wolcott
Silas Park Wolcott
Samuel Park Wolcott
Maria Cook Wolcott
Elijah Wolcott Jr.
William Reed Wolcott
Mary Wolcott
Hannah Moore Wolcott
Amos Prentice Wolcott
Louisa Jane Wolcott
Marion Elizabeth Wolcott

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

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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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