Mansel Monroe Hannah

1821–1864 (Age 43)
,, South Carolnia, USA

The Life of Mansel Monroe

When Mansel Monroe Hannah was born in 1821, his father, John Hanna, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Hattie Crook, was 31. He married Susan S. Brittain on 16 December 1846, in Calhoun, Lowndes, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died about 1864, in Calhoun, Alabama, United States, at the age of 43.

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Mansel Monroe Hannah
Susan S. Brittain
Marriage: 16 December 1846
John Hannah
Wiley William Hannah
Elizabeth Hannah
Robert C. Hannah
Eliza Anne Hannah
Mary C. Hannah
Frances Catherine Kate Hanna
Mansel Monroe Hannah Jr
Susan Elizabeth Hannah
Robert Cunningham Hannah

Spouse and Children

16 December 1846
Calhoun, Lowndes, Alabama, United States



    Robert C. Hannah


    Eliza Anne Hannah


    Mary C. Hannah


    Frances Catherine Kate Hanna


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings




    J. W. Hanna


    Robert Cunningham Hannah


    Mr. Hanna


World Events (7)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 0

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 5

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 15

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and English: variant spelling of Hanna .

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

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Sources (3)

  • M M Hannah, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mansel Hannah, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • Mansel Hanna, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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