Hannah Barnum

14 June 1798–before 1868 (Age 69)
Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Barnum was born on 14 June 1798, her father, Eli Barnum, was 24 and her mother, Mary Dibble, was 22. She married Austin Barnum on 1 May 1819, in Trumbull, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She died before 1868, in Buffalo, Erie, New York, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Austin Barnum
Hannah Barnum
Marriage: 1 May 1819
Sarah Aurilla Barnum
Juliett Elizabeth Barnum
Mary Ann Barnum

Spouse and Children

1 May 1819
Trumbull, Ohio, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mary Dibble




    Ammon Barnum




    Phebe Barnum


    Amelia Barnum


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

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.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

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: habitational name from any of various places called Barnham, for example in Norfolk, Suffolk, and West Sussex. They are probably all named with the Old English byname Beorn(a) ( see Barnes 2) or Old English beorn ‘warrior’ + hām ‘homestead’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Barnum in household of John Summers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah Barnum, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-1997"
  • Hannah Barnum, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

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