Hannah was born in 1837. 1850 Census shows a Hannah Filer living in the household of Horatio Thompson in Belchertown Mass.  Massachusetts State Census, 1855 Hampden Springfield shows a Hannah Filer, age 20, boarding at the home of Mercy Bunker.  Information says she came west with her brother Samuel upon the death of her father in 1850. She was boarding with the Shattuck family in Sacramento. William and Olive Shattuck came to California with a group from Alton, Ill that included her future husband. She married James Whitsitt Blanchard on June 9, 1858 in Sacramento California. They had a successful life that included 9 children.
Hannah A Blanchard Mis. Hannah A. Blanchard died on Wednesday last at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Butt, at Applegate. Death was caused from appendicitis. An operation was performed by Drs. Peers and Jones, but it was to late. Deceased was a good woman and liked by all her acquaintances. .She had been a resident of Placer county off and on for many years She was a native of Massachusetts, aged 68 years. The funeral will be held from the M. E. church at Newcastle today (.Saturday) at 9 o'clock, a. m. CLIPPED FROM The Placer Herald Rocklin, California 08 Sep 1906, Sat Page 5
The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of ..., Volume 2 By B.W. Dwight https://archive.org/details/historyofdescend22dwig/page/1444
Children of John Filer and Widow Mary Maria Hale https://www.americanancestors.org/databases/massachusetts-vital-records-1620-1850/image?volumeId=14506&pageName=291&rId=264950106
Record of birth and parents https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4D8-231
Record of birth https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4D8-23B
Massachusetts: Vital Records, 1620-1850 https://www.americanancestors.org/DB190/i/14506/291/264950106
"Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F4D8-23B : 9 February 2018), Hannah Filer, 28 Apr 1837; citing Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, v D p 457; FHL microfilm 186,139.
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MD9B-C1Y : 29 October 2019), Hannah Filer in household of Horatio Thompson, Belchertown, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States; citing family 11, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
California, County Birth, Marriage, and Death Records, 1849-1980 for Hannah Filer Sacramento Marriage 1850 - 1944 https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/61460/47732_B354091-00149/901108454
"Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MQWP-67L : 11 March 2018), Hannah Filer in household of Mercy Bunker, Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,946.
1860 United States Federal Census https://www.ancestry.com/interactive/7667/4211322_00533/10191920
"United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M9PB-TB5 : accessed 19 January 2020), Hannah Blanchard, Township 9, Placer, California, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 65, sheet 3A, family 50, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,096.
California, Death Index, 1905-1939
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