Hannah Brown

about 1833–
Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States

The Life of Hannah

Hannah Brown was born about 1833, in Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States as the daughter of Hannah Benton. She lived in Damascus, Damascus Township, Wayne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

Hannah Benton
1797–
Julianna Brown
1820–1849
William R Brown
1820–1880
Hannah Brown
1833–
Zilpha Brown
1838–
Henry Ichabod Brown
1826–1881
Nancy Jane Brown
1830–1866
Henrietta A Brown
1841–1922

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 30

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1865

Age 32

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: generally a nickname referring to the color of the hair or complexion, Middle English br(o)un, from Old English brūn or Old French brun. This word is occasionally found in Old English and Old Norse as a personal name or byname. Brun- was also a Germanic name-forming element. Some instances of Old English Brūn as a personal name may therefore be short forms of compound names such as Brūngar, Brūnwine, etc. As a Scottish and Irish name, it sometimes represents a translation of Gaelic Donn. As an American family name, it has absorbed numerous surnames from other languages with the same meaning.

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

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  • Hannah Brown in household of John Brown, "United States Census, 1850"

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