Hannah Nixon

13 September 1759–6 June 1788 (Age 28)
Hampshire, Virginia, United States

The Life of Hannah

Hannah Nixon was born on 13 September 1759, in Hampshire, Virginia, United States as the daughter of George Nixon. She married Evan Thomas on 10 December 1778, in Commiskey, Jennings, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 June 1788, in Prince William, Virginia, United States, at the age of 28.

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Family Time Line

Evan Thomas
1757–1840
Hannah Nixon
1759–1788
Marriage: 10 December 1778
Elizabeth Thomas
1779–1845
Rhoda Thomas
1781–1863
Elias Thomas
1783–1840
George Thomas
1786–
Evan Thomas, Jr.
1788–1853

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 December 1778
Commiskey, Jennings, Indiana, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    George Nixon

    Male1720–1793Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1776

Age 17

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 21

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 27

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Nik(k)e, a short form of Nicholas .2 French: variant of a contracted form of Nickesson, a pet form of Nick, from Nicolas .

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

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  • Hannah Nixon Thomas (1759 - 1788) - Find A Grave Memorial
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Nixon - birth: 13 September 1759; Hampshire, Virginia, United States

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