Susanna Abbot

7 November 1778–19 January 1862 (Age 83)
Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Abbot was born on 7 November 1778, in Cornwall, Addison, Vermont, United States, her father, Seth Abbott, was 38 and her mother, Martha Bennett, was 31. She married Major Simeon J Wright on 8 November 1796, in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in St. Albans Township, Licking, Ohio, United States in 1860. She died on 19 January 1862, in Perry Township, Licking, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cornell Cemetery, Tylers Corners, Licking, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Major Simeon J Wright
Susanna Abbot
Marriage: 8 November 1796
Seth Simeon Wright
Lucy Wright
Hiram Wright
Sallie Wright
John Wright
Wait Farrington Wright
Robert Peston Wright
Mary Jane "Polly" Wright
Martha Wright
James Ney Wright
Anna Maria WRIGHT
James Bradley Wright
Anna Martha Wright

Spouse and Children

8 November 1796
Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States


    Seth Simeon Wright



    Hiram Wright


    Sallie Wright


    John Wright


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 13

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Abbott .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan Wright in household of Hiram Wright, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susannah in entry for Hiram Wright, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Susanna Or Sukey Abbot Or Abbott, "Massachusetts Town Records, ca. 1638-1961"

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