Hannah Chidester

25 December 1822–
Levanna, Ledyard, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Chidester was born on 25 December 1822, in Levanna, Ledyard, Cayuga, New York, United States, her father, Gardiner Chidester, was 37 and her mother, Sally Hayden, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Gardiner Chidester
1785–1860
Sally Hayden
1789–
Daniel Chidester
1820–1823
Hannah Chidester
1822–
Benjamin F Chidester
1824–1894
Phebe Chidester
1827–1877
William L Chidester
1828–1908

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

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

Origin uncertain; probably an American altered form of English Chichester . It is not found in English records.

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

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