Hannah Davies

1815–1880 (Age 65)
Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Davies was born in 1815, in Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, John Davies, was 26 and her mother, Rachel Hughes, was 27. She married Thomas Pritchard on 12 August 1839, in Merthyr Tydfil, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Aberdare, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1851. She died in 1880, in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Pritchard
Hannah Davies
Marriage: 12 August 1839
John Pritchard
Rachel Pritchard
Thomas William Pritchard
David Pritchard

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World Events (8)

Age 0
The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 12
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 21
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

Welsh and English: patronymic from the personal name Davy (Welsh Dafydd, Dewi), a pet form of David .

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

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Sources (6)

  • Hannah Prichard in household of Thomas Prichard, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Hannah Pritchard, "New York, Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"
  • Thomas Richard, "Wales, Glamorganshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912"

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