Hannah Tomlinson

Female11 January 1868–12 August 1943

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Tomlinson was born on 11 January 1868, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Harrison Tomlinson, was 27 and her mother, Phoebe Ann Worthington, was 24. She married George Thomas Townsend on 21 May 1903, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States for about 40 years. She died on 12 August 1943, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in William Penn Cemetery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George Thomas Townsend
Hannah Tomlinson
Marriage: 21 May 1903
George Herbert Townend

Sources (17)

  • Hannah Tomlinson in household of Harrison Tomlinson, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Tomlinson, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia Marriage Indexes, 1885-1951"
  • Hannah Tomlinson Townend, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 May 1903Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 2

    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

    Age 9

    Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 22

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)omelin (see Tomlin ) + -son ‘son of Tomlin’.

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

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