Susanna Abbot

Female7 November 1778–19 January 1862

Brief Life History 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 Maj. Simon J Wright on 8 November 1796, in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 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

Maj. Simon J Wright
1772–1838
Susanna Abbot
1778–1862
Marriage: 8 November 1796
Seth Simeon Wright
1792–
Lucy Wright
1801–1802
Hiram Wright
1802–1802
Hiram Wright
1803–1889
Sallie Wright
1805–
John Wright
1806–1875
Wait Farrington Wright
1808–1898
Robert Peston Wright
1810–1863
Mary Jane "Polly" Wright
1813–1846
Martha Wright
1815–
James Ney Wright
1818–1897
Anna Maria WRIGHT
1821–
James Bradley Wright
1822–1897
Anna Martha Wright
1827–

Sources (7)

  • Susan Wright in household of Hiram Wright, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanna Abbot, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Susannah Abbott Wright, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 November 1796Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (14)

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    Siblings (2)

    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 and Scottish: variant of Abbott . The spelling with one -t is more typically Scottish than English, and in Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland, this is sometimes an Anglicized form of McNabb .

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

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