Susanna Haldeman

2 February 1783–14 April 1875 (Age 92)
Milford Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Susanna

When Susanna Haldeman was born on 2 February 1783, in Milford Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Haldeman, was 46 and her mother, Mary, was 43. She married John Fretz on 16 August 1808, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Plumstead Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 April 1875, in Gardenville, Plumstead Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Deep Run, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Fretz
Susanna Haldeman
Marriage: 16 August 1808
Sarah Fretz
Tobias Fretz
Henry Fretz
Mary Fretz
Jonas Fretz
John Fretz
Sarah Fretz
Sarah Haldeman Fretz
Issacher Fritz
Susanna Fretz

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1808Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion
    Age 3
    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
    1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution
    Age 4
    On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
    Age 25
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 1252;2007: 2309; 2010: 3284)Americanized form of South German Haldemann: topographic name for someone who lived on a mountainside or slope, from Middle High German halde ‘slope’ + man(n) ‘man’.

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

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    Sources (11)

    • Other dates for birth and death; resolves marriage date problem (Susannah <12 when married according to this entry)
    • Susanna Fretz in household of Elias Fretz, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Susanna Holderman, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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