Jean Anne Harkness

1730–Female
Crumlin, County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of Jean Anne

When Jean Anne Harkness was born in 1730, in Crumlin, County Antrim, Ireland, her father, William Harkness, was 28 and her mother, Rose Anne Anderson, was 26. She married Alexander Hamilton in 1749, in Crumlin, County Antrim, Ireland.

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Family Time Line

Alexander Hamilton
1728–
Jean Anne Harkness
1730–
Marriage: 1749

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1749
Crumlin, County Antrim, Ireland

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siblings

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+2 More Children

World Events (4)

1798

Age 68

Battle of Antrim.
1798

Age 68

The Young Ireland rebellion of 1798 failed.
1839

Age 109

The Night of the BIG WIND. In Killarney and its neighborhood there was a terrible hurricane. The town sustained much damage and many houses were shattered.

Name Meaning

Scottish: apparently a habitational name from an unidentified place (perhaps in the area of Annandale, with which the surname is connected in early records), probably so called from the Old English personal name Hereca (a derivative of the various compound names with the first element here ‘army’) + Old English næss ‘headland’, ‘cape’. The surname is also established in northern Ireland, where it was taken in the 17th century by settlers from Dumfriesshire.

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

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