Abigail Hanson

8 September 1791–26 August 1872 (Age 80)
Berwick, York, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Abigail

When Abigail Hanson was born on 8 September 1791, in Berwick, York, Maine, United States, her father, Caleb Hanson, was 46 and her mother, Judith Jepson, was 34. She married Josiah Braley on 26 February 1812, in China, Kennebec, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Madrid, Oxford, Maine, United States in 1860 and Madrid Township, East Central Franklin Territory, Franklin, Maine, United States in 1870. She died on 26 August 1872, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Josiah Braley
Abigail Hanson
Marriage: 26 February 1812
Lydia Braley
Mary Braley
Annie Braley
Hiram Braley
Judith H Braley
Andrew H Braley
Alice H Braley
Eunice Frye Braley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 February 1812China, Kennebec, Maine, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment
    Age 3
    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
    Age 16
    Historical Boundaries: 1807: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States 1838: Franklin, Maine, United States
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 28
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): from the Middle English personal name Hann or Hand + son; see Hand 5.Irish: variant of Hampson .Americanized form (and a rare Swedish variant) of Swedish Hansson .

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

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    Sources (3)

    • Abigail Brailey in household of Helden Brimigion, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Abigail Braley in household of Josiah Braley, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Abigal Hanson in entry for Eunice F Brimigion, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

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