Hannah Ashmead

9 February 1708–August 1760 (Age 52)
Cheltenham Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Ashmead was born on 9 February 1708, in Cheltenham Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, her father, John Ashmead V, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Sellers, was 22. She married George Bringhurst on 1 September 1723, in Tent, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She died in August 1760, in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, British Colonial America, at the age of 52, and was buried in Germantown, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bringhurst
1697–1752
Hannah Ashmead
1708–1760
Marriage: 1 September 1723
Sarah Bringhurst
1724–1760
John Bringhurst
1726–1795
Mary Bringhurst
1729–1749
Hannah Bringhurst
1730–
George Bringhurst
1732–1798
Esther Bringhurst
1734–1810
Anna Bringhurst
1737–
Samuel Bringhurst
1740–1818
Rebecca Bringhurst
1744–
William Bringhurst
1745–1798

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 September 1723
Tent, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America
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Parents and Siblings

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Ashmead Green or Ashmead House in Gloucestershire, named from Old English æsc ‘ash’ + mǣd ‘meadow’, or a topographic name with the same meaning.

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

Sources (3)

  • Anna Ashmead in entry for George Bringhurst, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"
  • Anna Ashmead in entry for George Bringhurst, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"
  • Anna Ashmead in entry for George Bringhurst, "Delaware Vital Records, 1650-1974"

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