Hannah Throop

20 October 1733–22 June 1811 (Age 77)
Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, British Colonial America

The Life of Hannah

When Hannah Throop was born on 20 October 1733, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Throop Jr, was 23 and her mother, Mary M Billings, was 21. She married Nathaniel Waldron on 19 October 1755, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 22 June 1811, in Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in East Burial Ground, Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States.

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Nathaniel Waldron
Hannah Throop
Marriage: 19 October 1755
Nathanial Waldron Jr
Billings Waldron
John Waldron
Abigail Waldron
Pvt Thomas Waldron
Ambrose Waldron
Rebecca Waldron
Joseph Waldron
Benjamin Waldron
William Throop Waldron
Samuel Waldron

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19 October 1755
Bristol, Bristol, Rhode Island, United States


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World Events (6)

1763 · First Synagogue in America

Age 30

The first Jewish Synagogue in America was built in Newport, Rhode Island in 1763. It still stands today, making it the oldest synagogue in the United States.
1772 · The Gaspee Affair

Age 39

On June 9, 1772, colonists that are angry with the trade restrictions that Britain put them under, board the HMS Gaspee and set it ablaze. This was the first act of violence against the British on the North American continent.

Age 43

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Throop in Hampshire, Throope in Wiltshire, Thrup in Oxfordshire, or places called Thrupp in Berkshire, Gloucestershire, and Northamptonshire, probably named from Old English þrop ‘hamlet’, ‘village’, or the Old Norse cognate þorp. Compare Thorpe .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hannah in entry for David Bailey, "Rhode Island Marriages, 1724-1916"
  • Hannah in entry for Abigail Waldron, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Hannah Waldron in entry for Samuel Waldron, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"

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