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Hanson, Arial


6 Mar. 1800–28 Aug. 1862. Farmer. Born in New Salem, Franklin Co., Massachusetts. Son of William Hanson and Persis Gunn. Moved to Shelburne, Franklin Co., by 1820. Moved to Kirtland, Geauga Co., Ohio, 1821. Married Sally Ward, 4 Oct. 1829, in Cuyahoga Co., Ohio. Appointed postmaster, 1831, in Kirtland. Served as overseer of the poor, 1834–1835, in Kirtland. Served as justice of the peace, 1834–1837, in Kirtland. Moved to Mentor, Lake Co., Ohio, by 1850. Moved to Willoughby, Lake Co., by 1860. President of board of trustees of Willoughby Collegiate Institute. Died in Willoughby.