Hannah Chittenden1,2,3

ID# 1092, (1756 - 1789)
FatherGov. Thomas Chittenden4,5,6 (6 Jan 1729/30 - 25 Aug 1797)
MotherElizabeth Meigs5,4,6 (17 Oct 1731 - 14 Oct 1817)

Key Events:

Birth: 13 Jul 1756, Guilford, Connecticut Colony7,8,9
Marriage: Gen. Isaac Clark, 18 Jan 1779, Ira, Vermont10,11,12
Death: 8 Sep 1789, Castleton, Vermont13,14,15
Burial: Congregational Cemetery, Castleton, Rutland Co., Vermont16

Spouse:Gen. Isaac Clark (5 Oct 1748 - 31 Jan 1822)
     Children:

  • Modena Chittenden Clark17 (4 Oct 1779 - 7 Oct 1837)
  • Artaxarxes Clark18 (4 Jun 1781 - )
  • Sally Clark19,20 (13 Jul 1783 - 12 Nov 1813)
  • Satterlee Clark21 (7 May 1785 - )
  • Isaac Clark Jr.21 (14 Mar 1787 - )
  • Hannah Clark21 (2 Sep 1789 - )
  • Beaulah Clark21 (2 Sep 1789 - )

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Hannah Chittenden was born on 13 Jul 1756, reportedly in Guilford, Connecticut Colony, but that seems questionable since her parents had moved to Salisbury in 1751.7,8,9
     Hannah married Gen. Isaac Clark, son of Nathan Clark and Abigail Satterlee, on 18 Jan 1779 in Ira, Vermont, with her father, Gov. Thomas Chittenden, officiating.10,11,12
     Hannah died on 8 Sep 1789 in Castleton, Vermont, at age 33, six days after her twin daughters were born.13,14,15 She was buried in Congregational Cemetery, Castleton, Rutland Co., Vermont.16

Citations

  1. [S2266] Town Records, bk 1, pg 114, marriage record, shows name as Hannah Chittenden.
  2. [S3143] Historical Collections Relating to the Town of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, vol 1 pg 40, shows name as Hannah Chittenden.
  3. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #9676890, Hannah Clark, and includes tombstone photo showing name.
  4. [S3143] Historical Collections Relating to the Town of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, vol 1 pg 40.
  5. [S3166] Talsott, Chittenden Family, pg 35.
  6. [S3167] Mackenzie, Colonial Families of the United States, 4:85.
  7. [S3143] Historical Collections Relating to the Town of Salisbury, Litchfield County, Connecticut, vol 1 pg 40, shows date.
  8. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows date, town, as Guilford, and state.
  9. [S2529] Cobb, "Cobb-Garrett Family History", pg vii, notes of author's daughter, citing 31 Jan 1930 letter from Hallie Cabouise Dobbin to the author, shows town, and state, as Williston, Connecticut, but Williston was in Vermont, and her parents did not move there until 1777.
  10. [S2266] Town Records, bk 1, pg 114, shows date and officiant.
  11. [S2228] Castleton Town Records, 1:5, birth records of son Artaxarxes and daughter Salley, shows her as his wife.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #9676890, Hannah Clark, "consort of General Isaac Clark" and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  13. [S2228] Castleton Town Records, 1:15, shows date, as 8th.
  14. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #9676890, Hannah Clark, shows date, as 2nd, and includes tombstone photo showing date as "Sept. 2nd 1789.
  15. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows date, as 8th, town, and state.
  16. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #9676890, Hannah Clark, shows cemetery, and includes tombstone photo.
  17. [S2266] Town Records, bk 1, pg 114, birth record, shows the girl as his oldest daughter of her husband, recorded a month after their marriage was recorded.
  18. [S2228] Castleton Town Records, 1:5 and 1:11.
  19. [S2228] Castleton Town Records, 1:5.
  20. [S3261] Bostwick application, The Wisconsin Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
  21. [S2228] Castleton Town Records, 1:11.