Philip Hahn

23 January 1791–26 October 1877 (Age 86)
Plainfield Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Philip

When Philip Hahn was born on 23 January 1791, in Plainfield Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Georg Hahn, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Margaret Sorber, was 30. He had at least 4 sons and 8 daughters with Rachel Freeman. He died on 26 October 1877, at the age of 86, and was buried in Bushkill Center, Bushkill Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philip Hahn
1791–1877
Rachel Freeman
1790–1844
Henrietta Hahn
1815–1885
Elizabeth Hahn
1816–1897
Joseph Hahn
1818–1903
Anna Hahn
1821–1895
Rebecca Hahn
1822–
Eva Hahn
1825–1882
Caroline Hahn
1827–
David Hahn
1829–1912
Sabina Hahn
1832–1916
Christian Hahn
1834–1921
Gideon Hahn
1836–1855
Lydia Hahn
1839–

Spouse and Children

children

(12)

    Henrietta Hahn

    Female1815–1885Female

    Elizabeth Hahn

    Female1816–1897Female

    Joseph Hahn

    Male1818–1903Male

    Anna Hahn

    Female1821–1895Female

    Rebecca Hahn

    Female1822–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

    Elizabeth HAHN

    Female1782–1870Female

    Catharina Heller

    Female1785–1860Female

    Catharine Hahn

    Female1785–1860Female

    Female1786–Female

    Female1787–1838Female

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 21

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 28

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 German: from Middle High German hane ‘rooster’, hence a nickname for a conceited or sexually active man. In some instances it may have been a habitational name from a house bearing the sign of a rooster.2 German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Johannes ( see John ). This surname is also found in Denmark and Sweden.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Hahn ‘rooster’, one of the many Ashkenazic surnames based on vocabulary words denoting birds or animals.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Philip Hahn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Pennsylvania Births Northampton County 1733-1800, John T. Humphrey, Gateway Press, Baltimore, 1991

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