Susan Catherine Whitlock

Femaleabout 1858–5 October 1881

Brief Life History of Susan Catherine

When Susan Catherine Whitlock was born about 1858, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States, her father, Pleasant Samuel Whitlock, was 36 and her mother, Parthena S Hines, was 33. She married Enos T Sellers about 1877, in Grainger, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in District 7, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 5 October 1881, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Enos T Sellers
Susan Catherine Whitlock
Marriage: about 1877
Lillian E Sellers

Sources (3)

  • Susan Whitlock in household of Pleasant Whitlock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Whitlock in household of Pleasant Whitlock, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan C. Sellers in household of Enos T. Sellers, "United States Census, 1880"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1877Grainger, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 4

    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.


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning


    nickname for someone with white or fair hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + lock ‘lock (of hair)’ (Old English loc). Compare Sherlock .

    from the Middle English personal name Whitlak (Old English Wihtlāc, from wiht ‘creature’ + lāc ‘sport, game’).

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

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