Hannah Tucker Read

10 May 1821–11 December 1904 (Age 83)
Burlington, New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Tucker

When Hannah Tucker Read was born on 10 May 1821, in Burlington, New Jersey, United States, her father, John Haines Read, was 25 and her mother, Christianna Gregory, was 26. She married Alexander Jamison on 11 December 1841, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Weber, Utah, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 11 December 1904, in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Bennington, Bear Lake, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Graham
Hannah Tucker Read
Marriage: 9 September 1849
Christianna Rachel Graham
William Benona Graham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1849Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    "Corfield vs Coryell was a significant federal court case that upheld New Jersey's existing regulation, which prohibited any non-residents from gathering clams and oysters. The case was decided by Justice Bushrod Washington of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania. Justice Washington primarily referenced the first section of the Fourteenth Amendment, regarding ""privileges and immunities"" to arrive at his decision."
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 23
    The 1844 revision of the New Jersey State Constitution made some significant changes. Suffrage rights were revoked from women and non-whites, meaning that only white men could vote. A separation of powers was established between executive, legislative, and judicial branches. A new bill of rights was provided, and the state now had the right to elect the governor.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish: variant of Reed .History: A family called Read were established in America in the early 18th century by John Read, who was born in Dublin, sixth in descent from Sir Thomas Read of Berkshire, England. His son, George Read (1733–98), was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, and as a lawyer helped frame the Constitution.

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

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    James Graham

    James was born October 11, 1804, in Fermanaugh, near the town of Enniskillen, Ireland, as the son of Robert Graham and Ann Barrow. Evidently his mother died while he was young. His father, Robert, was …

    Sources (23)

    • Hannah Graham, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Idaho Marriages, 1842-1996
    • Hannah Tucker Read in entry for Christiana A. Weaver, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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