Women / Persons ~ P11915

Hannah Snell

Alternate Names:
  • Mrs. Eyles
  • James Gray
  • Mrs. Hapgood
  • Hannah Summes
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 3 April 1723 – 8 February 1792
  • Cross dresser, male impersonator
  • English
  • Military
Note: Enlisted dressed in brother's clothes to search for father of her daughter (Summes); after daughter's death, military career which included service as marine in campaigns in India. Celebrity in London after return and revealing her story. Later life as wife (different husbands) and mother.
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