Susan Ann George

Brief Life History of Susan Ann

When Susan Ann George was born on 29 January 1842, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas B. George, was 38 and her mother, Mary Colbert, was 22. She married John Harris Scott on 23 November 1859, in Lincoln, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Lincoln, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States in 1850. She died on 18 April 1883, in Howell, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Unity Cemetery, Howell, Lincoln, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Harris Scott
1826–after 1880
Susan Ann George
1842–1883
Marriage: 23 November 1859
John Calvin Scott
1862–1919
Thomas William Scott
1867–
Mary Jane Scott
1865–
Sue Annie Scott
1871–1954
David Nathaniel Scott
1874–1937
Boone Scott
1879–1928

Sources (5)

  • Susan George in household of Thomas B George, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Ann George, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Susan A Scott in household of Jno H Scott, "United States Census, 1870"

World Events (8)

1846

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

1846

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English, Welsh, French, and Romanian: from the personal name George, Latin Georgius, Greek Geōrgios, from an adjectival form, geōrgios ‘rustic’, of Greek geōrgos ‘farmer’. This became established as a personal name in classical times through its association with the fashion for pastoral poetry. Its popularity in western Europe increased at the time of the Crusades, which brought greater contact with the Orthodox Church, in which several Christian martyrs and saints of this name are venerated, in particular a saint believed to have been martyred at Nicomedia in AD 303, who, however, is at best a shadowy figure historically. Nevertheless, by the end of the Middle Ages Saint George had become associated with an unhistorical legend of dragon-slaying exploits, which caught the popular imagination throughout Europe, and he came to be considered the patron saint of England among other places. In North America, the English form of the surname has absorbed many cognates from other languages, e.g. German Georg , Assyrian/Chaldean Giwargis, Gewargis , or Georgis , and Albanian Gjergji , and also their patronymics and other derivatives, e.g. Greek Georgiadis , Georgopoulos , Hatzigeorgiou ‘George the Pilgrim’, and Papageorgiou , Romanian Georgescu or Gheorghescu, Serbian Djordjevic . The name George is also found among Christians in southern India (compare Geevarghese and Varghese ), but since South Indians traditionally do not have hereditary surnames, the southern Indian name was in most cases registered as such only after immigration of its bearers to the US.

German: variant of Georg .

Native American (e.g. Navajo): adoption of the English personal name George (see 1 above) as a surname.

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

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