Susan Adeline Church

Female14 December 1849–15 May 1906

Brief Life History of Susan Adeline

When Susan Adeline Church was born on 14 December 1849, in Chenango, New York, United States, her father, Samuel Church, was 31 and her mother, Susannah Thompson, was 28. She married Andrew Mathewson on 10 June 1872. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Otselic, Otselic, Chenango, New York, United States for about 20 years and Lincklaen, Chenango, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died on 15 May 1906, at the age of 56, and was buried in Rhode Island Cemetery, Rhode Island, Lincklaen, Chenango, New York, United States.

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Andrew Mathewson
Susan Adeline Church
Marriage: 10 June 1872
Ida Mathewson
Alice Mathewson

Sources (8)

  • Susan Church in household of Samuel Church, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Adaline Church Mathewson, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Susan A Church in household of Samuel Church, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 June 1872
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 14

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 14

    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.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name mostly found in southern and midland England, for someone who lived near a church, or possibly an occupational name for someone who worked at a church, such as a verger or sexton, from Middle English chirche ‘church’. The word comes from Old English cyrice, ultimately from medieval Greek kyrikon, for earlier kyriakōn (dōma) ‘(house) of the Lord’, from kyrios ‘lord’. Compare Kirk .

    Americanized form (translation into English) of German Kirch .

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

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