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Elizabeth Carson Hanna

born 1829 in Cobourg, Canada

married Henry Clay Hanna "in the little brick house still situated [as of 1917] near the northeast corner of Barr and Berr Streets", Fort Wayne, Indiana on October 25, 1854


Notes written by my grandmother indicate that Elizabeth came from Canada and that her parents came from Ireland. This is confirmed by the Griswold volume, which mentions that after her father died, Catherine and her mother moved to Fort Wayne to live with Catherine's brother, William W. Carson, Jr., who was a "town attorney and drafted Fort Wayne's first city charter, served as a Democratic member of the Indiana legislature and as a judge of the common pleas court of Allen County."

children: Samuel Carson Hanna, b. Dec. 18, 1855, died Dec. 31, 1855
            Joseph Thomas Hanna, b. Feb. 18, 1857
            Henry Clay Hanna, Jr. b. June 11, 1858
            Minnie Eliza Hanna, b. Apr. 18, 1862, died Dec. 13, 1871
            Charlotte Hanna, b. Aug. 16, 1864, died Feb. 20, 1884
            Annie Louise Hanna, b. Jan 19, 1866, died Sept. 15, 1893
            Robert Blair Hanna, b. March 26, 1869
            Elizabeth Catherine Hanna, b. Dec. 31, 1870, died Dec. 15, 1872

Elizabeth Carson Hanna died on September 8, 1916



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