Jerusha Hannum

24 November 1778–21 February 1813 (Age 34)
Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Jerusha

When Jerusha Hannum was born on 24 November 1778, in Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Phineas Hannum, was 35 and her mother, Mary Williams, was 29. She married Christopher Dean on 3 March 1801, in Windsor, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 21 February 1813, in Weathersfield, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 34.

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Family Time Line

Christopher Dean
Jerusha Hannum
Marriage: 3 March 1801
Orvis Dean

Spouse and Children

3 March 1801
Windsor, Windsor, Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Phineas Hannum


    Mary Williams






    Polly Hannum


    Phineas Hannum


    Mary Hannum


    Samuel Hannum


+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1783 · A Free America

Age 5

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.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 10

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Hannam .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Jerusha Hannum, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Jerusha Hannum, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Jerusha Dean, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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