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Eliza Taylor Hanna

born Feb. 13, 1803 in Clinton, NY (other source says Buffalo).
Daughter of Israel and Mary Taylor, natives of Massachusetts.

married Samuel Hanna on March 7, 1820, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. At the time of Eliza's marriage, her sister was known as Mrs. Laura Suttenfield.

children: Eliza Hanna Hayden, b. Dec. 11, 1843, died March 21, 1937
            James Bayless, b. Jan. 11, 1823, died Aug. 1851
            Amos Thomas, b. Feb. 28, 1825, died 1846
            Henry Clay Hanna, b. Feb. 15, 1829, died July 25, 1881
            Samuel Telford, b. Aug. 22, 1834, died Nov. 1887
            Horace Hovey, b. Apr. 6, 1838, died Dec. 1869
            Charles, b. Jan 10, 1831, died Feb. 1881
            William Willis, b. Jan. 26, 1840, died Sept. 15, 1869
            Hugh Taylor, b. Jan 8, 1842, died 1915

Click here to read a tribute to her published in the Fort Wayne Gazette on Tuesday, February 14, 1884, on the occasion of her 81st birthday.

Eliza Taylor Hanna died Feb. 12, 1888 and is buried in Lindenwood Cemetery. Click here to read her obituary and click here to read a tribute to her and her two sisters, all of whom lived to a ripe old age and died almost within the same year.


Much of the information on this page comes from a book entitled Hanna, Blair and Allied Families. Click on the title to learn more about this book, or click here to be taken to page 37 of the book which mentions Mrs. Hanna.


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