Hannah Robeson

1728–1803 (Age 75)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Robeson was born in 1728, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Robeson, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Fitzwater, was 23. She died in 1803, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

William Robeson
Sarah Fitzwater
John Robeson
George Robeson
Joel Robeson
Mary Robeson
Hannah Robeson
William Robeson Jr.
Sarah Robeson

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World Events (4)


Age 48

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 48

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 58

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

Northern English: patronymic from a short form of Robert .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Philadelphia County Pennsylvania Will Book H p. 117

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