Hannah Arms1

#2164, (1685 - )
Relationship5th great-grandaunt of William David Lewis
Father*William Arms1 (1654 - 1731)
Mother*Joanna Hawks1 (1653/54 - 1729)
Her married name was Clesson.2 
Birth*1685She was born in 1685 at Hatfield, Hampshire Co., MassachusettsG.2,3 
1698She removed with William Arms and Joanna Hawks in 1698 to Deerfield.4 
Marriage*circa 1704She married Joseph Clesson circa 1704.2 


  1. [S1628] FindAGrave.com, online findagrave.com, old standing shared marker. "Here Lyes Buried the Body of Mr William Arms Who Dec'd August ye 25 1731 in the 77th Year of his Age / Here Lyes Buried the Body of Mrs Joanna Arms Wife to Mr. Will'm Arms Who Dec'd Novr ye 22nd 1729 in ye 77th Year of he Age." Old Deerfield Burying Ground, Deerfield, MA, lot 112.
    Narration: Joanna Hawks, b. Feb. 8, 1653, MA, d. Nov. 22, 1728, Deerfield, MA. Joanna was the daughter of John & Elizabeth Hawks of Hadley, MA. She married William Arms November 21, 1677 in MA. They were the parents of William (1676-1690), Sarah, Margaret, Hannah, Ebenezer, John (1679), Daniel (1687), and William (1692) and Elizabeth Arms. Children: John Arms (1679 - 1753), Daniel Arms (1687 - 1753), William Arms (1692 - 1774), Elizabeth Arms Wright (1695 - 1772). Memorial 21946170, created by Geo Clinton, photo added by the moo.
  2. [S742] L. M. Boltwood, Genealogies of Hadley Families (Northampton: Metcalf & Company, 1862), p. 8. Hereinafter cited as Genealogies of Hadley Families.
  3. [S165] James Savage, A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England, four volumes (Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1860-1862), I:63, for birth location.
  4. [S289] George Sheldon, History of Deerfield, Massachusetts, Volume 2 (Deerfield: E.A. Hall and Co., 1896), pt. II 31-32.