Hannah Moseley Morse

1798–1876 (Age 78)
Jericho, Chittenden, Vermont, United States

The Life of Hannah Moseley

When Hannah Moseley Morse was born in 1798, in Jericho, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, her father, Elijah Morgan Morse, was 33 and her mother, Hannah Curtis, was 23. She married Samuel Barnett Kennedy on 22 July 1816, in Essex, Chittenden, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Bolton, Chittenden, Vermont, United States in 1850 and Vermont, United States in 1870. She died on 6 December 1876, in Waterbury, Washington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 78.

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Hannah Moseley Morse
Samuel Barnett Kennedy
Marriage: 22 July 1816
Nancy Mariah Kennedy
John Kennedy
Elizabeth A. Kennedy
Charlotte Kennedy
Olive Kennedy
Benjamin Eli Barnett Kennedy
Frederick Curtis Kennedy
Calista Annette Lorraine Kennedy
George Washington Kennedy
Hannah Elizabeth Kennedy
Luther W Kennedy
Sarah Emeline Kennedy

Spouse & Children

22 July 1816
Essex, Chittenden, Vermont, United States


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+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Age 5

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 21

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Welsh and English: variant of Morris .2 Americanized form of any of various like-sounding Jewish surnames, especially Moses . Compare Morris .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • H M Kennedy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Hannah Kennedy in household of S B Kennedy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hannah in entry for F C Kennedy and Mary A Mason, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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