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Honorable Samuel K Hanson
RESEARCHER-ANCESTORS: Information sent to T.Mason by Mary Jo Pundt on 4Sep2002. "Of either Charles County, Md, Alexandria Va. or Washington D.C."
RESEARCHER: Information sent to T.Mason on 10 Nov 2006 by Roberta P. Newell. "Here are some dates that you didn't have... . I will check the date at the courthouse. The Thomas family plot is next to my family's."
Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Hanson III
Patriot of the American Revolutionary War.
OBITUARY: R48/8 Hanson. the National Intellegencer Obituary
On Thursday morning the 16th instant, after a short indisposition, Colonel Samuel Hanson of Samuel, in the 78th year of his age. Born in affluence, of one of the most distinguished families of Maryland, he received the best education this country afforded. To the accomplishments of a classical and belles lettres scholar, were added in the person of Col. Hanson the blandness and suavity of a polished gentleman. As his heart was the seat of kindness, may his spirit rest in peace!
The friends and acquaintances of the family are respectfully invited t o attend his funeral from his late residence on Capitol Hill, on Saturday, the 18th inst. at 11 o'clock, a.m.
Pension Records: Officer in Army of Revolution, Maryland Line. Had command of Militia from Charles County in 1781 - Lieutenant Colonel; joined Army shortly after Battle of Germantown. Served from November 20, 1777 to May 8, 1778, at time British ships entered the Potomac.
Widow, Mary Hanson, was granted pension ($162.50 p.a.) on February 8, 1837, according to Pension Records of the Revolutionary War.
Marriage Notes for Lieutenant Colonel Samuel Hanson III and Mary Key or Kay-21633
Married by Rev. Jacob Duckle in Christ Church and Saint Peters
Raised eight children.