When Susanna Spainhour was born about 1827, in Stokes, North Carolina, United States, her father, Jacob Spainhour, was 38 and her mother, Susanna Maria Reich, was 35. She died before 1927, in Cass, Missouri, United States, at the age of 100.
Americanized form of German Spanhauer, an occupational name for a lath cutter, from Middle High German spān ‘wood chip’ + -hauer, an agent derivative of hauen ‘to cut or hew’ or ‘to knock’.
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