Nancy Hanson

6 May 1800–22 March 1873 (Age 72)
Bocabec, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Nancy

When Nancy Hanson was born on 6 May 1800, in Bocabec, Charlotte, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Daniel Hanson, was 30 and her mother, Mary Haley, was 21. She married Benjamin Milliken Hanson on 15 January 1818, in Charlotte, New Brunswick, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Saint Marys, York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871. She died on 22 March 1873, in Nashwaak Village, Saint Marys, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 72.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Milliken Hanson
Nancy Hanson
Marriage: 15 January 1818
Allen Hanson
Archibald Hanson
William Hanson
Lavinia Hanson
Benjamin Jr. Hanson
Amy Emma Hanson
Edgar E Hanson
Mary Hanson
Robert T Hanson
Horatio Nelson Hanson
Dorcas B. Hanson
Daniel H Hanson

Spouse and Children

15 January 1818
Charlotte, New Brunswick, British Colonial America


+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (2)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 67

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 71

British Columbia joins the confederation.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Midlands and northern England, especially Yorkshire): patronymic from Hann or the byname Hand .2 Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hAmhsaigh ( see Hampson 2).3 Irish: variant of McKittrick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nancy Hanson in entry for Dorcas Brown, "New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Nancy Hanson in household of Daniel Hanson, "Canada Census, 1871"
  • Nancy Hanson Hanson, "Find A Grave Index"

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