Hannah Vawdrey

30 August 1855–15 April 1917 (Age 61)
Sandbach, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Vawdrey was born on 30 August 1855, in Sandbach, Cheshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Thomas Vawdrey, was 28 and her mother, Hannah Brough, was 35. She married Charles Carroll Burnham Sr on 28 December 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 15 April 1917, in Lovell, Big Horn, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Draper, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Carroll Burnham Sr
Hannah Vawdrey
Marriage: 28 December 1874
Martha Ella Burnham
John Kimball Burnham
Bertha Hannah Burnham
Charles Carroll Burnham Jr
Florence Harriet Burnham
Amos Rowland Burnham
Theressa Burnham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 December 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 8
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 17
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Vaudrey .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hannah Vawdrey Burnham, contributed by WillaDene Burnham Kraft

    HANNAH VAWDREY BURNHAM was born 30 August 1855, at Sandbach, Cheshire, England. Her father, Thomas Vawdrey, was a cobbler by trade and her mother, Hannah Brough, a thread mill worker. They immigrated …

    Sources (10)

    • Hannah Vawdrey in entry for Martha Ella McRae, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hannah Vandrey in household of Thomas Vandrey, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hannah Burnham in household of Chas Burnham, "United States Census, 1880"

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