Hannah Wickham

27 November 1739–Unknown date (Age NaN)
Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Wickham was born on 27 November 1739, in Dartmouth, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, John Wickham, was 28 and her mother, Thankful Briggs, was 25.

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Zebida Briggs
Hannah Wickham
1739–

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    Zebida Briggs

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1776

Age 37

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 37

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 42

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

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire. It has been established that wīchām was an Old English term for a settlement (Old English hām) associated with a Romano-British town, wīc in this case being an adaptation of Latin vicus. Childswickham in Gloucestershire bears a British name with a different etymology. The surname is now also common in Ireland, where it was taken in the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Wickham, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah Wickham, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah Wickham, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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