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Rev. Dr. John Andre Hanna, II

Birthplace: Pittstown, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
Death: November 04, 1801 (69-70)
Alexandria, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States
Place of Burial: 355 Lamington Road, Bedminster, Somerset County, New Jersey, 07921, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Patrick Hanna, I and Jane Hanna
Husband of Martha Hanna and Mary Graham Hanna
Father of Rep. John Andre Hanna, (DemRep-PA) and James Hanna
Brother of Rev William Troy Hanna; James Hanna; Robert Thomas Hanna; John Hanna; Agnes Bell Culbertson and 2 others

Occupation: Protestant Minister
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About Rev. Dr. John Andre Hanna, II

Rev John Andre Hanna BIRTH 1731 At Sea DEATH 4 Nov 1801 (aged 69–70), Alexandria Township, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, USA BURIAL Lamington Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Lamington, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA, MEMORIAL ID 192119349

John was a son of John Hanna (1700 Ulster, Monaghan, Ireland- 13 August 1770 W Nantmeal, Chester, Pennsylvania) and Jane Andre (1700 Ireland- 01 DEC 1774 W Nantmeal, Chester, Pennsylvania

Brother of James Hanna, William Troy Hanna, Robert Hanna, Agnes Bell (Hanna) Culbertson, Elisabeth (Hanna) McCool and Margaret (Hanna) Gault

Marriage #1: Husband of Martha (Doak) Hanna —

John was a Presbyterian clergyman and physician in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey. A Princeton grad A.B. 1755. Wife was Mary McCrae daughter of Rev. James McCrea the Scotch divine, pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Lamington, Somerset, New Jersey

Reverend John Hanna was born mid-ocean in 1731, as his parents came from north of Ireland and settled first in Bucks county, and then Chester county, Pennsylvania. At one point, he taught school in the log school house near the home of Reverend James McCrea, at Burnt Mills, Somerset county, New Jersey. He later married the Reverend's daughter, Mary, who was one of his pupils.

Marriage #2: 1759, Mary McCrea married Reverend John Hanna, son of John Hanna and Jane (Andre) Hanna in Lamington, Bedminster, New Jersey.

Mary and James were the parents of thirteen children, six of whom died in infancy, those known to grow up were:

James Hanna, who graduated at Princeton, in 1777, married Mary Harris Stewart, daughter of John and Hannah Stewart of Newtown. Moved to Frankfort, Kentucky

John Andre Hanna, born 1761, died July 23, 1805, at Harrisburgh, Pa. Graduated Princeton in 1782, married Mary Read Harris, daughter of John Harris, founder of Harrisburgh, Pennsylvania

Catherine Hanna, married Dr, Samuel G. Tolbert of New York City, New York

Mary Hanna, married Dr. Holmes, of Mansfield, Sussex county, New Jersey

William R. Hannah, graduated Princeton in 1790

Sarah Hanna, adopted by her uncle, Dr. Stephen McCrea, married Colonel Josiah Payne.

Reverend John Hanna had been pastor at the Frame Meeting House, Kingwood (Mount Bethel) and the Log Meeting House in Alexandria for forty years, when he died, November 4th,1801 at age 70 in Hunterdon County, New Jersey

Bio; by Jonathan Robert De Mallie, Garden State Historian

Spouse Mary McCrea Hanna, 1743–1782 (m. 1759) ----------------------------

The Rev. John Hanna (b. pre-1740 - 1801)

  The Rev. John Hanna was licensed to preach the gospel by the Presbytery of New Brunswick about 1760. In April 1761, he was ordained by the same presbytery and settled as pastor of Alexandria, Kingwood and Bethlehem churches, NJ, where he remained until his death in 1801. Dr. Hanna was also a physician but it never interfered with his duties as a pastor or as a member of the various Church Courts.

The Jerseyman. [known] to preach one-third of his time at the Stone Meeting House in Kingwood agreeably to an order of last meeting. Rev. John Hanna was a son of John Hanna and Jane Andre, his wife, who immigrated from Ireland in 1731. He was born at sea during the voyage of his parents. He received his early education, his descendants say, at the Log College at Neshaminy, Bucks Co., Pa.

He taught school when a young man at Lamington, Somerset Co., N. J., where he became acquainted with Miss Mary, daughter of Rev. James McCrea, whom he afterwards married. She was sister of Miss Jane McCrea. who was brutally murdered near Port Edward. N. J., by IS THE JERSEYMAN. the savages connected with Burgoynes army.

He graduated at Princeton College in 1755. His study of theology, it is said by his descendants, was directed by the Tennents—probably by Rev. Gilbert Tennent. He was licensed by the Presbyteryof New Brunswick in its session at Nassau Hall, May 8, 1760, and ordained at the Bethlehem Church, April 29, 1761.. 1731—1801.

In 1763 he purchased r45 acres of land inand near Pittstown, of Abraham Bonnel,which he occupied till 1774, when he conveyed it to Dr. John Rockhill. He lived during the 10 years he spent in Pittstown in a house which stood on the north side of the road, on the slight elevation halfway be-tween Mrs. Potts house and that of David Conover, formerly Capt. Win. P. Rockhills.

In 1774 he removed to a house about a mile east of Everittstown. known later as the residence of Amos Opdyke, and at present of Sylvester H. Wright. His wife, Mary, died at this place in 1780 of small-pox, and was buried in a private burying-ground on the farm. He was elected Moderator of the Presbytery at its meeting at Trenton, April 4, 1772, and chosen Commissioner to the General Assembly at the meeting at Newton, April 29, 1790. He died Nov. 23, 1801, aged 70 years. His remains were buried in the old cemetery of the Bethlehem Presbyterian Church. A horizontal marble slab marks his grave. He was a ma....(Cut off, original source not known) ----------------------------

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Rev. Dr. John Andre Hanna, II's Timeline

Pittstown, Hunterdon, New Jersey, United States
Flemington, Hunterdon County, Province of New Jersey
November 4, 1801
Age 70
Alexandria, Hunterdon County, New Jersey, United States
November 1801
Age 70
Bedminster, Somerset County, New Jersey, United States