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Hannah (Mitchell) Stetson (abt. 1820 - abt. 1900)

Hannah Stetson formerly Mitchell aka Lapham
Born about in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 4 Dec 1842 (to Dec 1843) in Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Wife of — married 18 Jan 1855 in North Scituate, Massachusettsmap
Descendants descendants
Died about in Hanover, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 16 May 2018 | Last significant change: 26 Sep 2021
03:48: Roy Lamberton edited the Biography for Hannah (Mitchell) Stetson (abt.1820-abt.1900). (Minor corrections. ) [Thank Roy for this]
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Contents

Biography

Birth

Hannah Mitchell was born in June,1820, [1] at Marshfield, Massachusetts. [2][3] She was the the daughter of John Mitchell, and Lydia (Sherman) Mitchell [4].

Marriage

Married First (1) Jabez Lapham 4 Dec 1842 in Marshfield, Massachusetts. (He dies of "Typhus Fever," 29 Dec 1843 [5]).

1 Child:
  1. Elisha Winslow Lapham, b. 28 Jan 1844 [6]; m. Ella Franklin Damon, 12 Feb 1867 at Providence, Rhode Island [7] ; d. 17 Oct 1918 [8][9]

Married Second (2) Samuel Dexter Stetson, (intentions) 16 Jan 1855 [10] m. 18 Jan 1855 at South Scituate (Norwell) [11][4]

3 Children (all born at South Scituate (Norwell):
  1. Nelson Mitchell Stetson, b 4 Dec 1855 [12]; d. 13 Jun 1930 [13]
  2. Franklin "Frank" Dexter Stetson, b. 4 Sep 1857 [14]; m. (Cousin) Mary Lilyane Stetson, 4 Jun 1885 at South Abington, Massachsetts [15]; d. 8 Jan 1933. [16]
  3. Lydia Drew Stetson, b. 30 Jan 1859 [17] or Jan 1860 [1] ; d. 25 Jan 1830. [18]


Residence

Hannah was born and grew up in Marshfield, Massachusetts, but by 1860 had moved to South Sicutate, and later to Norwell, Massachusetts (all in Plymouth County). By 1880, her family was living at the Stetson House in Hanover, where she died.

  • 1850, age 30, (after death of her first husband in 1845), Widowwed, Living with her child Elisha, with Johnie Mitchel, her Father and mother, and son/brother Aldez Mitchel on their farm at Marshfield, Massachusetts [19]
  • 1860, age 38, married, living with 2nd husband Samuel and 4 children (Nelson, Franklin, Lydia Stetson and Elisha Lapham) at the Stetson House in South Scituate, Massachusetts. Real Estate worth $800 [20]
  • 1865, age 45, Living with husband Samuel, and 3 children in Norwell/South Scituate, Massachusetts [21]
  • 1870, age 49, married and living with husband Samuel and 3 children in the Stetson Homestead in South Scituate/Norwell, Massachusetts [22]
  • 1880, age 60, married to Samuel and living with him and 3 children in Hanover, Massachusetts [23]
  • 1900, age 80, widowed living with her daughter Lydia in Hanover Town, Plymouth County, Massachusetts [1]
  • 1901

Death

She passed away in February 1900 [4] or 1901 at Hanover, Massachusetts. [3] and is buried with Samuel Stetson and daughter Lydia D Stetson at the Pinehurst Cemetery in Norwell, Massachusetts [24][A]

Research Notes

A. There is a discrepancy between the Stetson Kindred date of death (1900) [4] and the Find A Grave date (1901) [24]. The date on her tombstone (which is modern) is 1901. -- rsl 11/2019.

Sources

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-6QX3-68G?cc=1325221&wc=9B7S-S59%3A1030549901%2C1034441201%2C1035346601 : 5 August 2014), Massachusetts > Plymouth > ED 1124 Hanover Town > image 41 of 44; citing NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  2. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915", database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FZ85-X4C : 15 January 2020), Hannah Mitchel, 1820.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915, 1921-1924," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-D1V9-F1F?cc=1463156&wc=MJCF-168%3A1043046701 : 22 May 2019), 2057734 (004289819) > image 772 of 1050; State Archives, Boston.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 Stetson: Vol. 1, no. 3, Page 196
  5. "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915", database with images, FamilySearch (25 February 2019), Jabez Lapham, 1843
  6. "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915," database, FamilySearch (10 February 2018), Jabez Lapham in entry for Elisha Lapham, 28 Jan 1844; citing MARSHFIELD, PLYMOUTH, MASSACHUSETTS, ; FHL microfilm 0496621 IT 2
  7. "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916," database, FamilySearch (accessed 17 September 2019), Jabez Lapham in entry for Elisha Winslow Lapham and Ella Franklin Damon, 12 Feb 1867; citing Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, town halls, Rhode Island, and Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence; FHL microfilm 914,407
  8. "Massachusetts State Vital Records, 1841-1920," database with images, FamilySearch (13 March 2018), Hannah Mitchell in entry for Elish Winslow Lapham, 17 Oct 1918; citing Death, Needham, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States, certificate number 102, page 296, State Archives, Boston
  9. Elisha's Find A Grave: Memorial #140850858
  10. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-9979-4CPC?cc=2061550&wc=Q4DH-T3X%3A353350201%2C1005988801%2C1005988802 : 23 October 2020), Plymouth > Norwell > Births, marriages, deaths 1849-1905 vol 1-3 > image 124 of 691; citing Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston.
  11. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-6P1D-7P?cc=1469062&wc=3PM3-MNL%3A1042554101 : 24 May 2018), 004279214 > image 247 of 1116; State Archives, Boston.
  12. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QS7-L979-4CK5?cc=2061550&wc=Q4DH-T3X%3A353350201%2C1005988801%2C1005988802 : 23 October 2020), Plymouth > Norwell > Births, marriages, deaths 1849-1905 vol 1-3 > image 190 of 691; citing Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston.
  13. Nelson's Find A Grave: Memorial #107144310 contains biography. He was one of the genealogists who contributed to The Descents of Cornet Robert Stetson
  14. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G979-4HV3?cc=2061550&wc=Q4DH-T3X%3A353350201%2C1005988801%2C1005988802 : 23 October 2020), Plymouth > Norwell > Births, marriages, deaths 1849-1905 vol 1-3 > image 194 of 691; citing Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston.
  15. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-XKP9-3H7?cc=1469062&wc=3PM9-RM9%3A1063288001 : 24 May 2018), 004332353 > image 401 of 970; State Archives, Boston.
  16. Franklin's Find A Grave: Memorial #107111756
  17. "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QSQ-G979-4HXJ?cc=2061550&wc=Q4DH-T3X%3A353350201%2C1005988801%2C1005988802 : 23 October 2020), Plymouth > Norwell > Births, marriages, deaths 1849-1905 vol 1-3 > image 199 of 691; citing Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth, Boston.
  18. Lydia's Find A Grave: Memorial #76193051
  19. "United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-XX89-FBY?cc=1401638&wc=95RK-W3K%3A1031311001%2C1031311002%2C1031426801 : 9 April 2016), Massachusetts > Plymouth > Marshfield > image 24 of 44; citing NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  20. "United States Census, 1860," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33SQ-GBS3-9WBF?cc=1473181&wc=7QGH-YRQ%3A1589422209%2C1589427045%2C1589429191 : 24 March 2017), Massachusetts > Plymouth > South Scituate > image 2 of 45; from "1860 U.S. Federal Census - Population," database, Fold3.com (http://www.fold3.com : n.d.); citing NARA microfilm publication M653 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  21. "Massachusetts State Census, 1865," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HY-68X3-XTR?cc=1410399&wc=M6PX-8NL%3A27785301%2C27840501 : 1 June 2018), Plymouth > South Scituate > image 5 of 27; State Archives, Boston.
  22. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:S3HT-DYLW-Q9M?cc=1438024&wc=KG1C-YWL%3A518657101%2C519663701%2C519683501 : 12 June 2019), Massachusetts > Plymouth > South Scituate > image 11 of 42; citing NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
  23. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:33S7-9YB7-Z1P?cc=1417683&wc=XHMH-L29%3A1589405656%2C1589404519%2C1589397309%2C1589406816 : 24 December 2015), Massachusetts > Plymouth > Hanover > ED 540 > image 21 of 37; citing NARA microfilm publication T9, (National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C., n.d.)
  24. 24.0 24.1 Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 11 November 2019), memorial page for Hannah Mitchell (Lapham) Stetson (7 Jun 1820–6 Feb 1901), Find A Grave: Memorial #72017611, citing Pinehurst Cemetery, Norwell, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Linda Hiross (contributor 47490909)

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