When Harriet Jones was born on 7 October 1837, in Powick, Worcestershire, England, her father, William Jones, was 39 and her mother, Mary Bridges, was 35. She married John Hannis on 14 July 1867, in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Powick, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom for about 40 years. She died on 30 March 1918, at the age of 80.
English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.
English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.
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