Hannah Powell

16 June 1751–
Abbotts Ann, Hampshire, England

The Life of Hannah

Hannah Powell was christened on 16 June 1751, in Abbotts Ann, Hampshire, England as the daughter of Jacob Powell and Mary. She married Charles Blake on 17 April 1779, in Old Alresford, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Charles Blake
1737–1800
Hannah Powell
1751–
Marriage: 17 April 1779
Jacob Blake
1780–1850
Joseph Blake
1781–1802
Abraham Blake
1784–1841
Isaac Blake
1786–
Mary Blake
1790–1792

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
17 April 1779
Old Alresford, Hampshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Jacob Powell

    MaleMale

    Mary

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (4)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1787 · English Convicts Sail to Australia

The first fleet of convicts sailed from England to Australia on May 13, 1787. By 1868, over 150,000 felons had been exiled to New South Wales, Van Diemen's Land, and Western Australia.

Name Meaning

1 English (of Welsh origin): Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hywel ‘son of Hywel’, a personal name meaning ‘eminent’ ( see Howell ).2 Irish: mainly of Welsh origin as in 1 above, but sometimes a surname adopted as equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Phóil ‘son of the servant of St. Paul ’ ( see Guilfoyle ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah Blake in entry for Joseph Blake, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Hannah Blake in entry for Isaac Blake, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"
  • Hannah Blake in entry for Mary Blake, "England, Hampshire Parish Registers, 1538-1980"

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