Susannah Staniforth

December 1743–
Eckington, Derbyshire, England

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Staniforth was born in December 1743, in Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, George Staniforth, was 40 and her mother, Ann Bacon, was 42. She married William Staton on 24 November 1767, in Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters.

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William Staton
Susannah Staniforth
Marriage: 24 November 1767
Phebe Staton
William Staton
Martha Staton
Susanna Staton

Spouse and Children

24 November 1767
Eckington, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom


Parents and Siblings

    George Staniforth





World Events (8)

1752 · Gregorian Calendar is Adopted

Age 9

Gregorian calendar was adopted in England in 1752. That year, Wednesday, September 2, 1752, was followed by Thursday, September 14th, 1752, which caused the country to skip ahead eleven days.
1754 · Seven Years' War

Age 11

The Seven Years' War began as a North American conflict then stretched between England and France. England, along with allies, battled France in America, India, and Europe, making it arguably the first global war. The conflict ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1763 and England was victorious. The Seven Years' war ultimately led to discontent in the colonies and the American Revolution.
1775 · The Shot Heard Around the World

Age 32

"On April 18, 1775, a shot known as the ""shot heard around the world"" was fired between American colonists and British troops in Lexington, Massachusetts. This began the American War for Independence. Fifteen months later, Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Independence. The Treaty of Paris was signed in September 1783 which ended the war. The colonies were no longer under British rule. Many who fought for the British fled to Canada, the West Indies, and some to England."

Name Meaning

English: variant of Stanford .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susannah Staton in entry for Susannah Staton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Susannah Staten in entry for William Staten, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"
  • Susanna Staton in entry for Martha Staton, "England, Derbyshire, Church of England Parish Registers, 1537-1918"

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