Hannah Middlemass

12 September 1836–14 January 1903 (Age 66)
Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life Summary of Hannah

When Hannah Middlemass was born on 12 September 1836, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, Edward Middlemas III, was 28 and her mother, Abigail Keeler, was 26. She married James Bird before 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States in 1880. She died on 14 January 1903, in San Francisco, California, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Sacramento City Cemetery, Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Bird
Hannah Middlemass
Marriage: before 1859
Elizabeth Anna Middlemass Bird
Franklin Middlemass Bird
Howard Middlemas Bird
Theodore A M Bird
Maria Bird
Minnie Bird

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 12
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    1857 · 7.9 Earthquake In Fort Tejon
    Age 21
    The Fort Tejon earthquake, on January 9, 1857, registered at 7.9, making it one of the largest earthquakes ever recorded in the United States. Only two people were killed, largely due to the sparse population in the area where the earthquake occurred. As a result of the large scale shaking, the Kern River was turned upstream and fish were stranded miles from Tulare Lake as the waters were rocked so far from its banks.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and northern English: variant of Middlemas .

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Anna Foizey in household of Charles F Waymire, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Anna Foizey in household of Richard Foizey, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Hannah in entry for Minnie Bird, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"

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