Hannah Minton

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Minton was born on 8 June 1796, in Elizabethtown, Essex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, her father, Sgt. Maj. John Raymond Minton, was 41 and her mother, Rebecca Fairchild, was 37. She married Samuel Meeker on 29 October 1819, in Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Livingston Township, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1850.

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Samuel Meeker
Hannah Minton
Marriage: 29 October 1819
James Meeker
Eunice Meeker
Enoch Meeker
Joanna B. Meeker
Oliver Meeker
Samuel Harvey Meeker
Isaac Anderson Meeker
Ambrose Meeker
Phebe E. Meeker

Sources (6)

  • Hannah Meeker in household of Samuel Meeker, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Meeker, "New Jersey, County Marriages, 1682-1956"
  • Hannah in entry for Oliver Meeker, "New Jersey, Deaths, 1670-1988"

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


Historical Boundaries: 1813: Essex, New Jerey, United States

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English (West Midlands): habitational name from a place in Little Stretton, Shropshire, so named from the ancestor of Welsh mynydd ‘mountain, hill’ + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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