Susanna Haldeman

Brief Life History of Susanna

When Susanna Haldeman was born on 2 February 1783, in Milford Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Rev John Haldeman, was 46 and her mother, Mary, was 44. She married John Fretz on 16 August 1808, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Plumstead Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years. She died on 14 April 1875, in Bedminster Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Deep Run, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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

Sources (12)

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

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

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

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.


Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

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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