Hannah McClure Wolcott Kirby (1811 - 1858)

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Joseph K. Wolcott

Joseph K. Wolcott

Dust Bowl, Florida 1939

Dust Bowl, Florida 1939

Mary Ann Wolcott Goodrich

Mary Ann Wolcott Goodrich

Mary Ann Wolcott

Mary Ann Wolcott

Marian Wolcott photo 1940 Kentucky

Marian Wolcott photo 1940 Kentucky

Marian Wolcott photo of Kentucky Woman

Marian Wolcott photo of Kentucky Woman

Marian Wolcott Kentucky photo, 1940

Marian Wolcott Kentucky photo, 1940

Marion Post Wolcott Kentucky River photo

Marion Post Wolcott Kentucky River photo

Marian Wolcott photo of Kentucky Colonel  1940

Marian Wolcott photo of Kentucky Colonel 1940

Marion Wolcott 's car in Kentucky

Marion Wolcott 's car in Kentucky

Marion Wolcott  photo of Kentucky Mailman 1940

Marion Wolcott photo of Kentucky Mailman 1940

Wolcott Family

Wolcott Family

Henry Hale Wolcott

Henry Hale Wolcott

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1811 - In the year that Hannah McClure Wolcott Kirby was born, on November 7th, the Battle of Tippecanoe was fought. American troops led by William Henry Harrison - then Governor of the Indiana Territory, later the 9th President of the United States - defeated the Native American warriors. A confederacy of Native American tribes opposed U.S. expansion into Indian Territory. but Tecumseh was gone, recruiting troops, and there was no military leader on the Native American side. The battle lasted 2 hours.

1815 - Hannah was just 4 years old when between April 5th and 12th, Mount Tambora in the Dutch East Indies erupted, killing over 92,000 people and propelling volcanic ash into the upper atmosphere throughout the world. This caused what was called "The Year Without a Summer." In some places in the northern hemisphere, the eruption caused snow in June and July. There were widespread crop failures and resulting starvation in many parts of the world.

1830 - When she was 19 years old, 10,000 chests of opium were sold in China - one chest was 60–65 kilograms, about 140 pounds, and was worth nearly $740 in US dollars. This worked out to a trade of roughly 7.5 million US dollars in 1830.

1857 - At the age of 46 years old, Hannah was alive when on March 4th, James Buchanan became the 15th President of the United States. Called a "doughface" by many - a Northerner with Southern sympathies - he said that he would only serve one term and he did what he said.

1858 - In the year of Hannah McClure Wolcott Kirby's passing, on January 25th, the "Wedding March" - composed by Felix Mendelssohn - became a popular wedding recessional after being played at the marriage of Queen Victoria's daughter Victoria - eldest child of Victoria and Albert and Princess Royal. Princess Victoria was married to Prince Friedrich of Prussia in St James's Palace, London and as with all things royal in Victorian England, everyone wanted it played at their wedding.

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Hannah McClure Wolcott Kirby passed away in 1858 at 47 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Hannah. She was born in 1811. We have no information about Hannah's family.

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