Hannah M Dreibelbis

Brief Life History of Hannah M

When Hannah M Dreibelbis was born on 23 August 1778, in Virginville, Richmond Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Jacob B Dreibelbis, was 24 and her mother, Maria Magdelena Merkel, was 18. She married Jacob Dunkle on 1 May 1799, in West Hamburg, Tilden Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She died on 27 March 1845, in Lenhartsville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Lenhartsville, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Jacob Dunkle
Hannah M Dreibelbis
Marriage: 1 May 1799
Elizabeth D. Dunkel
Esther D. Dunkel

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  • Hannah M Dreibelbis Dunkel, "Find A Grave Index"
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Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.

1781 · The First Constitution

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.

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

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.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Swiss German Deubelbeiss (see Devilbiss ).

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

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