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Character Sketch ~ Hannah Cole Woodsmall

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Character Sketch ~ Hannah Cole Woodsmall

Hannah Cole Woodsmall is Carolyn and Bethany’s step-mother. Hannah moved to Minnesota with her first husband and two sons from Chicago. After a terrible accident, her husband died leaving Hannah a widow. In 1856, Hannah married Poppa, two years after the death of Momma. It is an adjustment living with a new momma, especially with the death of Momma fresh on everyone’s mind. Hannah does her best to respect Momma as well as give the children the motherly affection and space that they need.


Fun Facts about Hannah:

Full Name ~ Hannah Rose Cole (Miller) Woodsmall

Hobbies ~ cooking and baking, gardening, sewing

Lifelong dream ~ to have her own family

Birthplace ~ Richmond, Virginia

Most exciting trip ~ trip from Virginia to Chicago

Home ~ prairie house in Minnesota

Siblings ~ older brother James, older sister Sandy, and younger brother Hiram

Children ~ Henry and Jake (from first marriage) and Jesse, Carolyn, Bethany, and Laura (step-children)

Meaning of “Hannah” ~  Grace

Personality ~ sweet, even-tempered, courageous, strong

Favorite color ~ blue

Hair Color/Eye Color ~ blond hair and green eyes 

Favorite Tradition/Holiday ~ family dinners, especially Easter and Christmas

Life Verse ~ Proverbs 3:5-6

Birthday ~ February 18

Any other questions you have about Hannah? Leave a comment below!