Her husband's burial record has a lengthy biography about him and a few details about his wife Hannah. Most important for this profile is the note that Hannah Davis died shortly after giving birth to their daughter Hannah in 1777.
Name Pvt Thomas Alderson
Birth 22 Aug 1744, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 5 Mar 1837 (aged 92), Alderson, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Old Greenbrier Baptist Church Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 25639384
He left Pennsylvania with his parents when he was 12, moving to Virginia.
Later the family moved to Maryland.
His father knew his future wife Hannah Davis' parents well in both Virginia and Maryland.
Wife Hannah Davis died shortly after giving birth to daughter Hannah in 1777.
Second wife was Sarah Bond Smithson, widow of Thomas Smithson, Jr.; they were married in Maryland but moved back to Rockingham, Virginia soon after.
After the Revolutionary War, he moved his family to Greenbrier, in what is now West Virginia. The area where he live is now part of Monroe County.
His actual burial place is unknown. There is a marker at the Old Greenbrier Church, of which he was a charter member.
U.S. and International Marriage Records, Source number: 1844.015; Source type: Family group sheet, FGSE, listed as parents; Number of Pages: 1. Source Information: Yates Publishing. U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004. See: https://tinyurl.com/yc739cy7.
Find A Grave: Memorial #25639384, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 22 July 2018), memorial page for Pvt Thomas Alderson (22 Aug 1744–5 Mar 1837), Find A Grave Memorial no. 25639384, citing Old Greenbrier Baptist Church Cemetery, Alderson, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Wayne L. Osborne (contributor 46540493).
Named in daughter Jane's death record - "West Virginia Deaths, 1804-1999," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NMDT-6J6 : 4 December 2014), Hannah Alderson in entry for Jane Withrow, 27 Aug 1860; citing Greenbrier County, West Virginia, County Records, v 1A p 24, county courthouses, West Virginia; FHL microfilm 595,030.
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It may be possible to confirm family relationships with Hannah by comparing test results with other carriers of her mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known mtDNA test-takers in her direct maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share some percentage (beta) of DNA with Hannah: