Hannah Elizabeth Woodmansee

Brief Life History of Hannah Elizabeth

When Hannah Elizabeth Woodmansee was born on 7 May 1854, in Highland, Ohio, United States, her father, David Samuel Woodmansee, was 33 and her mother, Nancy Shockley, was 40. She married Charles J Harrison on 15 April 1875, in Jasper, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Fairfield Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Fairfield MM, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1870. She died on 27 December 1880, in Carthage, Jasper, Missouri, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Park Cemetery, Marion Township, Jasper, Missouri, United States.

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Charles J Harrison
1849–1914
Hannah Elizabeth Woodmansee
1854–1880
Marriage: 15 April 1875
Oscar Harrison
1878–1952
(Infant) Harrison
Julia Harrison

Sources (7)

  • Hannah W Harrison in household of Charles J Harrison, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hannah Elizabeth Woodmansee - birth-name: Hannah Elizabeth Woodmansee
  • Hannah Elizabeth Woodmansee Harrison, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (7)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (London): habitational name from Woodmansey in East Yorkshire, probably named from Old English wudumann ‘woodman, forester’ + ‘sea, lake’ or from wudumannes (genitive form of wuduman) + ēa ‘river, stream’.

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

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