|Birth: ||1726, Ireland|
|Death: ||May 31, 1797|
Married Jean Black in 1751. They had the following children:
1. Martha Hanna, born ~1752 in Lancaster Co., PA.
2. Major William Hanna, born ~1753 in Lancaster Co., PA. 7/12/1780, William fought at the Battle of Huck's Defeat with his brother James.
3. James Coulter Hanna, born ~1786 in York Co., SC.
4. Rosannah Hanna, born ? in York Co., SC.
5. Archibald C Hanna, born ? in York Co., SC.
6. Jane Hanna, born ? in York Co., SC.
7. Ann Hanna, born ? in York Co., SC.
8. Margaret L Hanna, born ? in York Co., SC.
9. Robert C Hanna, born ? in York Co., SC.
Will of James Hanna, 13 February 1797, recorded 21 August 1797, York Co., South Carolina Will Book A-12:166, Case 57, File 191, Co. Clerk's Office, Camden, South Carolina Executed by Mrs. Jean Hanna and by William and Robert Hanna, Case 57, File 2568; Also, LDS Family History Library Microfilm 229694. Transcribed by Leonard J. McCown. Scanned. *
In the Name of God Amen, I James Hanna of the State of South Carolina in the County of York being in a Sick and low condition but of perfect mind and Memory, do make Ordain and constitute this to be my last will and Testament.
First I Desire my Body to be descently Buried Secondly my Estate and Effects I bequeath and Dispose of in manner and form following.
Viz, I give and bequeath to my beloved wife Jean Hanna a Negro wench named Diana one horse and sadle four cows and the whole of my household furnture to be Equally devided between her and my Daughter Elizabeth; my Desk and Clock excepted
I give and bequeath to my daughter Elizabeth one Negro girl named Sarah and one horse and sadle and two cows
Item I give and bequeath to my grandson James Hanna son to William Hanna a Negro man Named Sampson and my Clock,
Item I give and bequeath to my Grandson James Hanna, Son to Robert Hanna a Negro boy Named Sam,
Item, I give and bequeath to my Grandaughter Rosanah Berry Hanna Daughter to Robert Hanna a Negro girl named Dovve,
Item, I give and bequeath to Daughter Marthers a negro boy named James,
Item, I give and bequeath to my Daughter Deborah at teh Decease of my Wife a negro woman named Hetty,
Item, I bequeath a negro man named Joseph to be sold and the price of said negro to be Equally Devided amongst my Children William Berry Excepted,
Item I give and bequeath to my son James Hanna the plantation which I now live on and my Desk at the Decease of my wife,
Item I give and bequeath the Remainder of my goods and Chattles to be sold and the money ariseing there from to be Equally Divided amongst my wife and Children in the manner above mentioned and lastly I do make ordain and appoint William Hanna, Robert Hanna and my Wife Jean Hanna my whole and Sole Executors of this my last will and Testament
In Witness whereof I have hereunto Set my hand and seal this 13th Day of February in the year of our Lord 1797
Sign'd Seal'd an acknowledg'd
In the presence of us Jas. Hanna
Recorded 21 August 1797
Will Book A-12 P-166
Case No. 57
File No. 191
Jean Black Hannah*
Mary Hanna McConnell (____ - 1828)*
Martha Hanna Golightly (1752 - 1820)*
William Hanna (1754 - 1810)*
Jane Hanna Barry (1759 - 1836)*
Robert Cunningham Hanna (1761 - 1841)*
James Hanna (1763 - 1812)*
Elizabeth Hannah (1765 - 1838)*
Deborah Hanna Watson (1768 - 1860)*
In memory of Capt. James Hannah, Who died May the 31st 1797 Aged 71 Years
Bethesda Presbyterian Church Cemetery
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Hope
Record added: Nov 18, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16693620