Tuesday, August 15, 2006

Today in my database : Hannah Fessenden (August 15, 1732)

Today's featured relative in my database is my maternal 7th great-grandmother, Hannah Fessenden.

Hannah Fessenden was born August 15, 1732 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA, the daughter of William and Martha (Brown) Fessenden. Hannah married John Wright, son of Robert & Elizabeth (Henderson) Wright on February 15, 1753 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA. John was born February 10, 1726/27 in Freuchie, Falkland Parish, Fife, Scotland and died June 1772 off the coast of Anamaboo, Ghana in a shipwreck. Hannah died December 9, 1800 in Cambridge, Middlesex Co., MA.

I descend from John & Hannah's son, John, as follows :

John Wright m. Hannah Fessenden
John Wright m. Sarah Fleming
George Wright m. Elizabeth Robins
John Wright m. Anna Wardlaw
Joseph W. Wright m. Rebecca Ann Heaton
John William Wright m. Ellen King
Virgil Lee Wright m. Edna Muriel Pierce (my great-grandparents)

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