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Hannah Major

Hannah Major

Female - Abt 1829

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  • Name Hannah Major  [1
    Gender Female 
    Reference Number 100771 
    Died Abt 1829  [1
    Notes 
    • Hannah Major married Peter Matthews while they were in their teens. They were known to be good Baptists. Hannah died at a very young age leaving Peter with children needing a mother.  Peter remarried Hannah's sister-in-law, Hannah Smith Major. She was the widow of Hannah's brother, Thomas Major.

      The City of Pickering in Ontario, Canada houses the Pickering Museum Village and since about 1995 has presented a "Spirit Walk" in which Hannah Major Matthews is your Spirit Guide. It is an event that focuses on the 1837 Rebellion in Upper Canada and is put on by volunteer actors. It is put on to help people to have a better understanding and appreciaton of Ontario's history. The guide takes the walkers through the museum village from scene to scene. [2]
    Person ID I100771  bgibbard
    Last Modified 22 Apr 2011 

    Family Peter Matthews,   b. 1786, Pickering, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1838, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Married Abt 1810  [1
    Children 
    +1. Mary Matthews,   b. 1816, Pickering, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1872, Esquesing Twp, Halton, ON, CAN Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years)
     2. Hirman Matthews,   b. Abt 1820, Pickering, Durham, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1849  (Age ~ 29 years)
    +3. Thomas Matthews,   b. 19 Dec 1821, Brougham, Ontario, ON, CAN Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1893, Amadore, Sanilac, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    Last Modified 30 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F30752  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S119] Matthews, Clarence.

    2. [S118] Cooper, Laura Cowan, (dacooper@usit.net).


  

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