John Alfred Hannah

9 October 1902–23 February 1991 (Age 88)
Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of John Alfred

When John Alfred Hannah was born on 9 October 1902, in Grand Rapids, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Wilfred Steele Hannah, was 23 and his mother, Mary Ellen Malone, was 23. He immigrated to New York City, New York, United States in 1948 and lived in East Lansing, East Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1940 and Wheatfield Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1991. He died on 23 February 1991, in Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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John Alfred Hannah
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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor
Age 1
A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake
Age 4
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
Age 25
Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

Irish (Antrim), English, and Scottish: variant of Hanna .Americanized form of Assyrian/Chaldean Hanna 5.

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

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Sources (17)

  • John Hannah in household of Julia Hannah, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John A Hannah, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John A Hannah, "Michigan Death Index, 1971-1996"

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