Hannah Leffingwell

30 December 1784–from 1785 to 1878
Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Leffingwell was born on 30 December 1784, in Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Samuel Leffingwell, was 37 and her mother, Betsey Baker, was 37. She married Nehemiah Randall on 31 March 1803, in Bozrah, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States for about 10 years. She died from 1785 to 1878, at the age of 94, and was buried in Colchester, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Nehemiah Randall
Hannah Leffingwell
Calvin Randall
Nehemiah Griswold Randall
Hannah A. Randall

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    Calvin Randall


    Nehemiah Griswold Randall


    Hannah A. Randall


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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 4

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place in Essex (probably near Pebmarsh) recorded in Domesday Book as Liffildeuuella ‘spring or stream (Old English wella) of a woman named Lēofhild’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Randall in household of Nehemiah Randal, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Randall in household of Nehemiah Randall, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah Leffingwell Randall, "Find A Grave Index"

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