Hannah Sterling

21 September 1764–18 April 1822 (Age 57)
Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Sterling was born on 21 September 1764, in Lyme, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joseph Sterling, was 25 and her mother, Lydia Ransom, was 22. She married Samuel Way on 24 January 1785, in Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 18 April 1822, in Lyman, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 57.

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Samuel Way
Hannah Sterling
Marriage: 24 January 1785
Amos S Way
Lydia Way
Dan Way
Samuel Way
Phebe Way
Bradley Way
John Way
Hannah Way
Ann Way
Mary Way
Abigail Way

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24 January 1785
Woodstock, Windsor, Vermont, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 12

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

Age 12

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 17

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: variant spelling of Stirling .2 English: perhaps a variant of Starling .3 German: from Middle High German sterlinc, the name of a coin, hence probably a nickname for someone who paid that amount in rent.

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

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  • Hannah Starlin, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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