Hannah (Sprague) Hersey (1766 - 1837)

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Hannah (Sprague) Hersey
1766 - 1837
updated February 06, 2019
Hannah Sprague Hersey was born on May 11, 1766 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts. She was born into the Sprague family and married into the Hersey family. She died on December 1, 1837 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA at age 71.

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Hannah Sprague Hersey passed away on December 1, 1837 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA at 71 years of age. She was born on May 11, 1766 at Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts. There is no information about Hannah's family or relationships.
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1766 - 1837 World Events

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In 1803, Hannah was 37 years old when the first public library in the United States - free to everyone - opened in Salisbury, Connecticut. Damage to books was most often caused by "greasing" - candle wax dripping onto the books. Candles were the only source of light in the evenings.

In 1809, she was 43 years old when on March 4th, James Madison was inaugurated as the fourth President of the United States. Madison ended his inaugural address with "gratitude towards people in the past who had done so much for the United States, and wished the best for the future of this young thriving country".

In 1810, by the time she was 44 years old, in October, King George III of the United Kingdom - King of England during the American Revolutionary War - was recognized as insane. Although he reigned until his death in 1820, he was mentally ill - the cause is unknown - and in 1810 regency was established to oversee his rule. His eldest son was recognized as Prince Regent.

In 1829, by the time she was 63 years old, on June 19th, Robert Peel established the Metropolitan Police Service in Greater London - the first modern police force. The first officers, affectionately called "bobbies," went on patrol on September 29th.

In 1837, in the year of Hannah Sprague Hersey's passing, on March 4th, Martin Van Buren was sworn in as the eighth President of the United States. Van Buren won 50.8% of the popular vote over election rival Harrison's 36.6%, largely due to Van Buren's promise to continue (previous) President Jackson's policies. But Van Buren only served one term because of the Panic of 1837 - which was due to Jackson's economic policy.

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Jan 2, 1890 - April 1979
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Hannah Hersey
around 1650 - Mar 31, 1745
Hannah Hersey
Mar 8, 1728 - Jun 25, 1790

Other Herseys

Isaiah Josiah Hersey
Oct 13, 1744 - Feb 16, 1831
Zadock Hersey
Jan 16, 1753 - Jan 13, 1850
Hersey Hersey
Oct 9, 1755 - Aug 13, 1833
Margaret Hersey
Nov 25, 1746 - Jul 28, 1819
Reuben Hersey
Aug 10, 1757 - Nov 28, 1845
Abigail Lewis Hersey
Born: Jun 29, 1754
James Hersey
Dec 12, 1758 - Mar 27, 1821
James Hersey
Apr 5, 1733 - around 1785
Mary Hersey Wilder
Oct 14, 1711 - Oct 5, 1805
Hannah Hersey
Mar 8, 1728 - Jun 25, 1790
Mary Hersey
Born: Oct 9, 1755
James Hersey Hersey
May 23, 1682 - Sep 19, 1723
William Hersey
Born: May 19, 1690
Jonathan Hersey
Sep 19, 1707 - Jul 12, 1740
Ebed Hersey
Feb 21, 1739 - Dec 25, 1836
Jonathan Hersey
Feb 13 - Jan 10, 1760

Other Spragues

Hannah Jacob Sprague
around Mar 17, 1743 - Feb 16, 1816
Joshua Sprague
Jun 11, 1775 - Jan 8, 1854
Blossom Sprague
Feb 26, 1784 - Dec 28, 1860
Isaac Sprague
Mar 14, 1782 - Aug 27, 1826
Margaret Sprague
Feb 22, 1721 - Nov 16, 1809
Anthony Sprague
1728 - 1772
Samuel Sprague
Sep 12, 1724 - 1759
Jedediah Sprague
around 1736 - Dec 29, 1812
Abigail Sprague
Born: 1738
Ellis (Alice) Sprague
Jun 9, 1738 - Oct 10, 1818
Jonas Sprague
1742 - Apr 26, 1827
Ira Sprague
around 1784 - Feb 5, 1869
Eseck Sprague
May 29, 1756 - Sep 4, 1824
Sarah Sprague
Sep 29, 1760 - Aug 11, 1788

Other Bios

Isaiah Josiah Hersey
Oct 13, 1744 - Feb 16, 1831
Hannah Jacob Sprague
around Mar 17, 1743 - Feb 16, 1816
Joshua Sprague
Jun 11, 1775 - Jan 8, 1854
Blossom Sprague
Feb 26, 1784 - Dec 28, 1860
Isaac Sprague
Mar 14, 1782 - Aug 27, 1826
Zadock Hersey
Jan 16, 1753 - Jan 13, 1850
Hersey Hersey
Oct 9, 1755 - Aug 13, 1833
Margaret Hersey
Nov 25, 1746 - Jul 28, 1819
Reuben Hersey
Aug 10, 1757 - Nov 28, 1845
Abigail Lewis Hersey
Born: Jun 29, 1754
Margaret Sprague
Feb 22, 1721 - Nov 16, 1809
Noah Stowell
Jun 26, 1763 - Sep 14, 1850
Anthony Sprague
1728 - 1772
Samuel Sprague
Sep 12, 1724 - 1759
Jedediah Sprague
around 1736 - Dec 29, 1812
Abigail Sprague
Born: 1738
Ellis (Alice) Sprague
Jun 9, 1738 - Oct 10, 1818
Barick Mcdonald
Jan 4, 1733 - Feb 24, 1791
Jonas Sprague
1742 - Apr 26, 1827
Ira Sprague
around 1784 - Feb 5, 1869
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