Hannah Howell

Long Island, New York Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Howell was born in 1722, in Long Island, New York Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Richard Howell II, was 38 and her mother, Deborah Reeves, was 37. She married Phillip Ketcham in 1742, in Suffolk, New York, United States.

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Phillip Ketcham
Hannah Howell
Marriage: 1742

Spouse and Children

    Phillip Ketcham



Suffolk, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Margaret Howell



    Sarah Howell




+3 More Children

World Events (6)


Age 54

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 54

New York is the 11th state.
1783 · A Free America

Age 61

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

1 Welsh: from the personal name Hywel ‘eminent’, popular since the Middle Ages in particular in honor of the great 10th-century law-giving Welsh king.2 English: habitational name from Howell in Lincolnshire, so named from an Old English hugol ‘mound’, ‘hillock’ or hūne ‘hoarhound’.

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

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  • Wills New York Surrogate Office - Will of Richard Howell Proven 7 April 1769

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