Hannah Zane

Female1779–from 1821 to 1886

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Zane was born in 1779, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States, her father, Jonathan Zane, was 30 and her mother, Hannah Mills, was 28. She married Benjamin Fawcett in 1816, in Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died from 1821 to 1886, at the age of 107.

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Benjamin Fawcett
Hannah Zane
Marriage: 1816
Zoraida Zane Fawcett

Sources (8)

  • Hannah Zane, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Hannah Kendall, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Deeds, 1778-1901; Index to Deed, 1778-1935 Deeds, V 13-14 1825-1828

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1816Wheeling, Ohio, Virginia, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

    Age 1

    On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 2

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 29

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (Devon): apparently a nickname from Middle English seine ‘cured, healed’, with West Country voicing of the initial fricative consonant.

    Italian (Venice and Mantua): from a variant of the Venetian personal name Z(u)an(n)i ‘John’ (see Zanni ).

    Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Zahn .

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

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