Susan Emeline Hart

Brief Life History of Susan Emeline

When Susan Emeline Hart was born on 17 April 1844, in Southampton, Virginia, United States, her father, John Drew Hart, was 42 and her mother, Sophia Emeline Smith, was 31. She married Capt. James Dinkins on 15 November 1866, in Canton, Madison, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Canton, Madison, Mississippi, United States in 1880 and New Orleans, Orleans, Louisiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 1 October 1934, at the age of 90.

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Capt. James Dinkins
Susan Emeline Hart
Marriage: 15 November 1866
Lynn Hamilton Dinkins
Myriam Cynthia Dinkins
Earl Jeffery Dinkins

Sources (26)

  • Sue H Dunkins in household of James Dunkins, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Miss Sue Hart, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"
  • Susan Hart Dinkins, "Louisiana, Orleans Parish Death Records and Certificates, 1835-1954"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English and North German: nickname from Middle English hert (Old English heorot), Middle Low German hërte, harte ‘hart, stag’, perhaps for a quick-footed or timorous individual.

German: variant of Hardt 1 and 2. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name or nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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