Absalom Hahn

Male27 October 1824–22 February 1864

Brief Life History of Absalom

When Absalom Hahn was born on 27 October 1824, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, his father, Martin Henry Hahn, was 27 and his mother, Eva Caroline Kimmer, was 26. He married Barbara Ann Costner on 20 September 1847, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Cabarrus, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1850. He died on 22 February 1864, in Richmond, Henrico, Virginia, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Henkelite Cemetery, Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Absalom Hahn
Barbara Ann Costner
Marriage: 20 September 1847
Mathew Hahn
Loducus H. Hahn
Catherine Lobelia Hahn
Mary Susan Hahn
Tenna R Hahn
Regina Hahn
Margaret Hahn
Elizabeth Hahn

Sources (19)

  • Absolum Hahn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Absolem Hahn, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Absolum Hahn, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 September 1847Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 1

    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.


    Age 1

    Oldest grave seen in the memorials list

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 12

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    1 German: (i) nickname from Middle High German hane ‘cockerel’, denoting a flamboyant, conceited, or sexually active man. (ii) relationship name, patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes.

    2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): handout name or ornamental name from German Hahn ‘cockerel’.

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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