Hannah Wadsworth

about 1680–7 February 1733 (Age 53)
Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Wadsworth was born about 1680, in Plymouth Colony, British Colonial America, her father, John Wadsworth, was 42 and her mother, Abigail Andrews, was 33. She married Benjamin Peterson on 9 February 1697, in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 7 February 1733, in Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 53, and was buried in Myles Standish Burying Ground, Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Peterson
Hannah Wadsworth
Marriage: 9 February 1697
Mercy Peterson
Joseph Peterson
Abigail Peterson
Anne Peterson
Jacob Peterson
Isaac Peterson
Benjamin Peterson

Spouse and Children

9 February 1697
Duxbury, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Wadsworth near Halifax, West Yorkshire, named with the Old English personal name Wæddi + worð ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (2)

  • Hannah Wadsworth Peterson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Vital Records of Duxbury, Massachusetts to the year 1850, Marriages.

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