Hannah Jane Wherry

6 July 1815–6 May 1850 (Age 34)
Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Hannah Jane

When Hannah Jane Wherry was born on 6 July 1815, in Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Wherry, was 45 and her mother, Mary Whiting, was 39. She died on 6 May 1850, at the age of 34, and was buried in Fair Hill, Cecil, Maryland, United States.

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William Wherry
Mary Whiting
Joseph Wherry
Hannah Jane Wherry

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World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

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. 

Age 8

Historical Boundaries - 1823: Cecil, Maryland, United States
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 10

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): perhaps a variant spelling of Werry .

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

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  • Hannah Jane Wherry, "Find A Grave Index"

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