Hannah Asbury

Female26 December 1810–9 May 1876

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Asbury was born on 26 December 1810, in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, William Asbury, was 38 and her mother, Mary "Polly" Smith, was 31. She married Abel Ferrio Molloy on 26 February 1835, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Linn, Osage, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 9 May 1876, in Linn, Missouri, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Mount Olive Cemetery, Marceline Township, Linn, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abel Ferrio Molloy
Hannah Asbury
Marriage: 26 February 1835
William Asbury Molloy
Letitia Oletha Molloy
Powhatan Bolen Molloy
Fleming Andrew Molloy
Thomas Jefferson Molloy
James Ballard Molloy
Mary S. Malloy
Anderson Jane Malloy
Robert Augustus Molloy
Moses Kylis Molloy

Sources (4)

  • Hanah Malloy in household of Abel Malloy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hanah Asbury, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"
  • Hannah Asbury Molloy, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1835Tazewell, Virginia, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 2

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 20

    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


    variant of Astbury , a habitational name from Astbury in Cheshire, named from Old English ēast ‘east’ + byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’. As a surname it also appears with final -berry (compare Asberry ).

    habitational name from either of two places, Ashborough in Bromsgrove (Worcestershire) or Ashbury in Devon, derived from Old English æsc ‘ash tree’ + beorg ‘hill’ (the former name) and byrig, dative of burh ‘manor, fortified place’ (the latter name). It may also derive from Ashbury in Berkshire, but there is insufficient evidence to be sure that the surname derives from the Berkshire place.

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

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