Hannah Henry Klingensmith

30 October 1847–24 November 1911 (Age 64)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Hannah Henry

When Hannah Henry Klingensmith was born on 30 October 1847, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Philip Klingensmith Jr, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Henry Creemer, was 21. She married Thomas Marion Mathews on 16 December 1861. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 24 November 1911, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 64.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Marion Mathews
1830–1893
Hannah Henry Klingensmith
1847–1911
Marriage: 16 December 1861
F M Mathews
1865–
Baby Mathews
1869–
Benjamin M. Mathews
1872–1927
James Mathews
1881–1947
Viola Ivey Mathews
1884–1960

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 December 1861
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (15)

    +10 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Los Angeles Is Incorporated
    Age 3
    Los Angeles was incorporated as a municipality on April 4, 1850.
    1863
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Klingenschmidt, an occupational name for a swordsmith or cutler, from Middle High German klinge ‘blade, sword’ + smit ‘smith’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Klinglesmith
    Klinginsmith

    Story Highlight

    Susan Coleman Trek along Pioneer Trail from Nebraska to Utah

    This is surmised from a letter from Lottie Brown (Susan's 1/2 sister) and the Howard Egan Company records. The Howard Egan Company left Missouri for Utah in April 1849. Susan is listed in the compan …

    Sources (13)

    • Hannah Smith in entry for Benjamin Mathews, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Hannah Smith in household of P K Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Hannah Smith in entry for James Mathews, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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