Susan M. Middleton

5 November 1860–30 September 1950 (Age 89)
Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Susan M.

When Susan M. Middleton was born on 5 November 1860, in Ohio, United States, her father, John C. Middleton, was 29 and her mother, Mary Alnetta Blue, was 28. She married Philander Caleb Brooks on 6 July 1879, in Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Washington Township, Marion, Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 30 September 1950, in Major, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Rusk Cemetery, Rusk, Major, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Philander Caleb Brooks
1858–1925
Susan M. Middleton
1860–1950
Marriage: 6 July 1879
Minnie Maud Brooks
1877–1924
Kate M. Brooks
1882–1923
Joseph Caleb Brooks
1884–
Ernest Raymond Brooks
1886–1964
Lucy Delilah Brooks
1890–1979
Rosa Brooks
1892–1981
Jesse May Brooks
1895–1960
Goldie Freelove Brooks
1898–1991

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    6 July 1879Webster, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1863
    Age 3
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 3
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1886
    Age 26
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 13995;2007: 30937; 2010: 42578)English: habitational name from any of the places so called. In over thirty instances from many different areas, the name is from Old English midel ‘middle’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’. However, Middleton on the Hill near Leominster in Herefordshire appears in Domesday Book as Miceltune, the first element clearly being Old English micel ‘large’, ‘great’ (see Middlebrook ). Middleton Baggot and Middleton Priors in Shropshire have early spellings that suggest gem̄thhyll (from gem̄th ‘confluence’ + hyll ‘hill’) + tūn as the origin. This surname is also found in Scotland and Ireland.History: A Scottish family of this name derives it from lands at Middleto(u)n near Kincardine. The Scottish physician Peter Middleton practiced in New York City after 1752 and was one of the founders of the medical school at King's College (now Columbia University) in 1767. One of the earliest of the Charleston, SC, Middleton family of prominent legislators was Arthur Middleton, born in Charleston in 1681. The name has also been established in Ireland since at least the 13th century; its presence was reinforced by settlers in the 17th century.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Midthun
    Melton
    Middlebrook
    Milton

    Sources (17)

    • Susan Middleton in household of John Middleton, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Middleton in entry for J C Brooks and Pearl Wright, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"
    • Susan Middleton in entry for Minnie Maude Kelley, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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