Hannah S. Townsend

29 October 1809–21 March 1871 (Age 61)
Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Hannah S.

Hannah S. Townsend was born on 29 October 1809, in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States as the daughter of James Townsend. She married Daniel Adams on 12 November 1831, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Bowdoinham, Lincoln, Maine, United States in 1850 and Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States in 1860. She died on 21 March 1871, in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Brunswick, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Adams
1808–1865
Hannah S. Townsend
1809–1871
Marriage: 12 November 1831
James Townsend Adams
1834–1891
Sarah A. Adams
1839–1850
Inez Myrtle Adams
1843–1850
Rachel S. Adams
1836–1848
Mary Jane Adams
1838–1885
Franklin Adams
1841–1893
Martha Orissa Adams
1845–1862
Rachel Ann "Annie" Adams
1850–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 November 1831
Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States
children

(8)

    James Townsend Adams

    Male1834–1891Male

    Rachel S. Adams

    Female1836–1848Female

    Mary Jane Adams

    Female1838–1885Female

    Sarah A. Adams

    Female1839–1850Female

    Franklin Adams

    Male1841–1893Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    James Townsend

    Male1783–Male

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1820

Age 11

Maine is the 23rd state.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 21

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun ‘village’, ‘settlement’ + ende ‘end’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah S Adams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah L Adams in household of Daniel Adams, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah S Adams in household of Daniel Adams, "United States Census, 1860"

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