Hannah Sessions

19 January 1846–25 May 1927 (Age 81)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Sessions was born on 19 January 1846, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Richard Sessions, was 46 and her mother, Lucretia Haws, was 43. She married William John Gallagher about 1865, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Ward 4 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1920. She died on 25 May 1927, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William John Gallagher
Hannah Sessions
Marriage: about 1865
Mary Lucretia Gallager
Hannah Amelia Gallagher
Sarah Elizabeth Gallagher
Thomas Jefferson Gallagher

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1865Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple
    Age 2
    On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1868 · Impeach the President!
    Age 22
    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Oxfordshire): of Norman origin, a habitational name from Soissons (Aisne, northern France), named for the Gaulish tribe who once inhabited the area, and whose name is recorded in Latin documents in the form Suessiones, of uncertain derivation.

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

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    Death of Hannah Sessions Gallagher

    There are many relatives of Mrs Hannah Sessions Gallagher, whose demise we announced last week. Mrs Gallagher was born in Nauvoo, Illinois January January 19, 1846. The youngest of twelve children. S …

    Sources (22)

    • Hannah Sessions Gallagher, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Hanna Sessions in entry for Amelia Daniles, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"
    • Hannah Gallagher, "United States Census, 1910"

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