Susanna Patterson

about 1785–9 November 1856 (Age 71)
Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Patterson was born about 1785, in Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Joseph Patterson, was 58 and her mother, Susannah Duncan, was 38. She married Timothy Perry on 24 May 1808, in Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 9 November 1856, in Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Pine Street East Cemetery, Newport, Sullivan, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Timothy Perry
Susanna Patterson
Marriage: 24 May 1808
Dan Perry
infant Perry
Ann Perry
James W Perry
Nancy Perry
Phila Perry
Harriet M. Perry
Oliver H. Perry

Spouse and Children

24 May 1808
Henniker, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States


    Dan Perry


    infant Perry


    Ann Perry


    James W Perry



+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

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.
1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

Age 3

On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land

Age 19

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish and northern English: patronymic from a pet form of Pate , a short form of Patrick .2 Irish: in Ulster of English or Scottish origin; in County Galway, a surname taken by bearers of Gaelic Ó Caisín ‘descendant of the little curly-headed one’ (from Gaelic casán), which is usually Anglicized as Cussane.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan ?Iny in household of Timothy ?Iny, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Peterson in entry for James Perry, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Susan Patterson in entry for Nancy Wright, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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