HAHN, Wilhelm

c.1822 - 1883

Wilhelm Hahn, was born in Saxonia, Bavaria about 1822, son of Adam Hahn and his wife Mary. In 1861, a 39 year old artist, historian & portrait painter, a naturalised British subject and a widower, lodging at Factory Lane, Lowestoft, Suffolk, the home of 49 year old widow Kezia Knights, a manglewoman, with her two daughters 17 year old Barbara and 4 year old Mary Ann, all born in Lowestoft. In 1871, a 47 year old artist painter, living at Thornhill Street, Islington, London with his 28 year old wife Louisa, born Norwich, Norfolk and their 3 year old daughter Wilhelmina Hahn, born in Middlesex. He died at Whitechapel, London in 1883, aged 60. There is another Anglo/American artist with this name but born at Essen on 7 January 1829 with whom he seems to be conflated.