John Hannah

Birth: 16 SEP 1831, Brown Co., Ohio
Death: 14 DEC 1912

Married Catherine J. Seton on 1 MAY 1851 at Claremont Co., Ohio

James C. Hannah Elizabeth Fulton
John Hannah
m.Catherine J. Seton

Martha F. Hannah

Benjamin Franklin Hannah

George Hannah

Mary C. "Barbara" Hannah

Sarah Jane "Janie" Hannah

Owen W. Hannah

John Warren Hannah

Margaret Anna Hannah

Robert F. Hannah

From Henry Co., Ia. death records: John Hannah b. 9-16-1832 in Ohio . Father James Hannah, Mother Elizabeth. d.12-14-1912

Posted by Ben Franklin on Sun, 31 Jan 1999
Surnames: Hockman, Hannah
Source Document: HISTORY OF BROWN COUNTY, Containing a History of the County; its Townships, Towns, etc.; [Biographical] Portraits of Early Settlers & Prominent Men; etc. 703+308p. (W.H. Beers & Co.; 1883)
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BENJAMIN F. HOCKMAN, farmer,. P. 0. Union Plains, was born in February, 1825, in Clermont County; his parents were Abraham and Anne Hockman.In March, 1852, he married Miss Sarah Hannah, daughter of James and Amanda Hannah. To them have been born eleven children, nine of whom are now living - John, Julia A., Melissa, Wesley, Thomas, Mary A., Sarah B., Benjamin F. and Luella. When seventeen years old, with his parents, he came to Brown County, Pike Township, where he remained five years. He then spent eight months in Iowa, then returned to Pike Township, Brown County, and remained until 1852, when he moved to Clark Township, where he located until 1863; he then again returned to Pike Township, where he remained until 1873, when he moved to Green Township. In September, 1864, he enlisted in the One Hundred and Seventy-fifth Ohio Volunteer Infantry, Army of the Cumberland, and engaged in the battles of Franklin, Nashville, Columbia, Spring Hill, and numerous other engagements. In July, 1865, he received an honorable discharge, and returned home tohis family. He is the owner of eighty-four acres of land, in a good state of cultivation. The father of our subject is a native of Kentucky, and his mother a native of New Jersey. They had seven children, five of whomare now living. In 1850, they went to Iowa, where they now reside.

Salem News Dec. 19, 1912
John Hannah was born in Brown county, Ohio , Sept. 16, 1831, the sonof James and Elizabeth (Fulton) Hannah. He was the youngest of eight children and the last to pass away. He was married to Catherine Seton May 1, 1851 in Clairmont county, Ohio, by Rev. Z.M. Landsdown, they celebrating their sixty first wedding anniversary May 1, 1912.
The first two years of their married life was spent in Ohio. The following year they moved to Indiana where they lived one year. They came to Iowa in 1854, locating on the farm in Jackson township now owned by Charles Kudobe. He began by clearing and improving the land, making for himself and family a home amid hardships known only by the pioneer, and in the strength and honor of manhood rose to positions of honor and trust in his township and neighborhood.
Nine children came to bless this home. The surviving children are: Frank Hannah, Jennie Pickard, John Hannah and Robt. Hannah. Martha, Mary, Owen, Georgia, and Anna having preceded their living father tothe land of their God, were waiting to welcome him home.
He is also survived by sixteen grandchildren, fourteen living and two dead; also four great-grandchildren.
John Hannah had been a member of the Methodist Episcopal church for over forty years. Always a loving, kind, helpful father and friend. For such a life we can only give thanks to God, the Maker and Father ofus all. He quietly passed to his reward Saturday, Dec. 14, 1912, at the age of 81 years, 2 mos., 28 days. The loving companion and children have the sympathy of friends in their time of sorrow. Funeral services were held at Donaldson chapel Monday, Dec. 16, conducted by B.G. Hankins of Agency, Interment in Salem cemetery.

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