Hannah Simonds

23 October 1778–25 October 1844 (Age 66)
Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Simonds was born on 23 October 1778, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jotham Symonds, was 39 and her mother, Mary Wilder, was 36. She married Ephraim Marsh on 2 August 1795, in Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 25 October 1844, in Hawley, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Hawley, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States.

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Ephraim Marsh
Hannah Simonds
Marriage: 2 August 1795
Proctor Marsh
Mercy Simons Marsh
Ephraim Marsh
Hannah Marsh
Polly Marsh
Mercy Marsh
Mary Marsh

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  • Marriage
    2 August 1795Ware, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution
    Age 3
    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.
    1783 · A Free America
    Age 5
    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 22
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    Name Meaning

    English (Berkshire): variant (with excrescent -d) of Simons .Altered form of French (of Flemish or German origin) or North German Simons .History: This surname (see 2 above) is listed along with its original form Simons in the (US) National Huguenot Society's register of qualified Huguenot ancestors.

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

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    Sources (22)

    • Simons in entry for Hannah M. Marsh Howe, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
    • Hannah in entry for Procter, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Hannah Simonds, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"

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