|Birth: ||Mar. 26, 1798|
|Death: ||May 4, 1880|
Hannah (Tood) Ham was the mother of her huge family of at least 11 children. Her husband was Jabez Ham whom she married on the 12th of January, 1814 in Madison Co., KY.
From the Providence Church records:
Ham, Jabez, born Aug. 3, 1796 in Madison Co., Ky, and died in Callaway Co., Mo, Dec. 12, 1842, the son of Stephen Ham [Note: His wife was Hannah Todd and they had 14 children. He came to Missouri in 1817 and in 1826 organized the New Providence Church. Jabez Ham had no education and the Rev. Aley Snethen and Lewis Jones "learned" him to read.]
There are a few Ham references in the Freedom Church minutes. Jane Ham was on the first membership list, she was the wife of Stephen 1799-1879. In July 1824, the minutes say, "Brother Elston appointed to go to the Church of Salem in order to inquire concerning the License of Brethren Jabez Ham and Alia B. Snethen." In April 1826, Brother Jabez Ham & Sister Hannah Ham obtained letters of dismission. Sister Church New Providence is mentioned in August 1831. Jabez signed as moderator in 1841 (March 27) & 1842 (April 22), Stephen Ham was moderator in Oct. & Nov. 1842.
Located on Loutre Creek at the site of the former New Providence Baptist Church 1826-1906 (historical church). Section 5, Township 48 North, Range 6 West. Ten acres of land were set aside by Jabez Peveler for a church site. On January 4, 1825, Alexander Snethen and Jabez Ham were ordained Ministers by Revs. William Coats and Absalom Bainbridge. During the first four years of the existence of this church the collections for all purposes amounted to $1.75.
Ann and Emanuel Sailor, William and Elizabeth Jones, Maggie Cobb, and Sibby Peveler were all charter members of New Providence Church with Jabez and Hannah Ham being among the organizers in 1826.
In the 1860 - Washington Township, St. Clair, MO, 62 y/o Hannah (b. KY) is enumerated in her son, Stephen's home, also living with Stephen & wife Esther is Stephen's 19 y/o brother Martin.
Peter Todd (1756 - 1841)
Jabez Ham (1796 - 1842)*
Rhoda Cofer-Coffer Ham Martin (1815 - 1879)*
Joel Campbell Ham (1818 - 1887)*
John D. Ham (1825 - 1903)*
William C. Ham (1827 - 1882)*
James D. Ham (1834 - 1893)*
Samuel Griffin Ham (1838 - 1893)*
Aaron Todd (1784 - 1859)*
Mary Polly Todd Todd (1786 - 1879)*
Griffin Todd (1788 - 1850)*
William Todd (1789 - 1885)*
Jesse Todd (1792 - 1867)*
Sally Todd Thornton (1793 - 1891)*
Hannah Todd Ham (1798 - 1880)
Maintained by: Sherry Lane Link
Originally Created by: CJKirkpatrick
Record added: Feb 10, 2007
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