Hannah Felt

25 July 1792–23 June 1873 (Age 80)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Felt was born on 25 July 1792, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nathaniel Felt, was 19 and her mother, Hannah Reeves, was 18. She married Samuel Ropes on 16 June 1811, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860 and Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 23 June 1873, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Ropes
Hannah Felt
Marriage: 16 June 1811
Elizabeth Felt Ropes
Nathaniel Ropes
Samuel Ropes Jr.
Sally Ropes
Mary Ropes
John Felt Ropes
Mary Jane Ropes
Joseph Ropes
William Henry Ropes
Edward Ropes
Joseph Ropes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 June 1811Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 2
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    1797 · Friendship of Salem Built
    Age 5
    On May 28, 1797, the Friendship of Salem was built. It was 102 feet long and 27 feet wide. It made fifteen voyages in its time. The ship was captured as a prize of war during the war of 1812.
    1816 · Salem Old Town Hall Built
    Age 24
    The old town hall in Salem was built in 1816. It is one of the oldest structures in Salem.

    Name Meaning

    English: metonymic occupational name for someone who made, worked with, sold, or perhaps wore felt, from Middle English felt ‘felt’. Compare Felter .German: rare variant of Feld ‘field, area of open country’, or an Americanized form of its cognate Velt.Swedish: rare variant of Feldt , a cognate of 2 above, and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this.

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Hannah Ropes in household of Samuel Ropes, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Hannah Felt Ropes, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
    • Hannah Ropes in household of Captain John T Ropes, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"

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