Hannah Maria Libby

4 May 1794–4 May 1882 (Age 88)
Porter, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Maria

When Hannah Maria Libby was born on 4 May 1794, in Porter, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Simeon Libby, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Knowles, was 22. She married Levi Libby on 13 March 1814, in Porter, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Perry Township, Jackson, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Panguitch, Iron, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 4 May 1882, in Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Panguitch City Cemetery, Panguitch, Garfield, Utah, United States.

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George Washington Sevey
Hannah Maria Libby
Marriage: 1 June 1831
Sarah Ann Sevey
George Washington Sevey Jr.
John Franklin Sevy
Hannah M. Sevey
Lucy Elvira Sevey

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  • Marriage
    1 June 1831Le Roy, LeRoy, Genesee, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 6
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 13
    Historical Boundaries: 1807: Oxford, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Oxford, Maine, United States
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 25
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Devon): from the Middle English female personal names Libbe, Libby, or Lebby, probably pet forms of Elizabeth and perhaps also of its cognate Isabel .

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of my Sevy ancestors by Rhoda May

    Great grandmother Sevy was Hanna Libbie, daughter of Simeon and Hannah Knowles Libbie. She was born in Porter, Oxford County, Maine, May 4, 1794, and died May 4, 1882. She married a Libbie and had o …

    Sources (25)

    • Hannah Lebby in household of Jno F Leby, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Libby in entry for James Norden Libby, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Hannah Libbee, age 87, in household of Truman L Libbee, "United States Census, 1880"

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