Hannah Greenslade

31 March 1723–8 April 1801 (Age 78)
Salem, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Greenslade was born on 31 March 1723, in Salem, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, James Greenslit, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Stearns, was 24. She married Enos Buxton on 24 January 1738, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 8 April 1801, in Sutton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 78, and was buried in Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Enos Buxton
1716–1805
Hannah Greenslade
1723–1801
Marriage: 24 January 1738
Enos Buxton Jr.
1752–1838
Ann Buxton
1754–
Esther Buxton
1756–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 January 1738
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

(3)

Parents and Siblings

    James Greenslit

    Male1688–1730Male

    Female1699–1733Female

siblings

(6)

    Rebecca Greenslet

    Female1711–Female

    Abigall Greenslet

    Female1714–Female

    James Greenslit

    Male1720–1818Male

    Elizabeth Grenslette

    Female1720–Female

    Mary Greenslit

    Female1722–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (4)

1776

Age 53

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 53

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 63

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a fertile valley, from Middle English grene ‘green’ + slade ‘valley’, ‘dell’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hannah Buxton, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Hannah Grinslate, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Hannah Buxton in entry for Enos Buxton, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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