Susanna Coleman

18 March 1785–about 1871 (Age 85)
Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Coleman was born on 18 March 1785, in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johannes Nicholas Coleman, was 25 and her mother, Susanna Faust, was 25. She married Henry Schrock in 1805, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States for about 10 years and Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died about 1871, in Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Brothersvalley Township, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Schrock
1777–
Susanna Coleman
1785–1871
Marriage: 1805
Schrock
1806–
Sarah Schrock
1808–1883
Susan Schrock
1810–1853
Miss Schrock
1812–
Josiah Schrock
1814–
Catherine Schrock
1815–1900
Elisabeth Schrock
1818–
Hugh Schrock
1820–
Phoebe Schrock
1821–1898
Eva Schrag
1822–1872
Mary Ann Schrock
1827–
John H. Schrock
1829–1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1805
Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 2

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Colmáin ‘descendant of Colmán’. This was the name of an Irish missionary to Europe, generally known as St. Columban ( c.540–615 ), who founded the monastery of Bobbio in northern Italy in 614 . With his companion St. Gall, he enjoyed a considerable cult throughout central Europe, so that forms of his name were adopted as personal names in Italian (Columbano), French (Colombain), Czech (Kollman), and Hungarian (Kálmán). From all of these surnames are derived. In Irish and English, the name of this saint is identical with diminutives of the name of the 6th-century missionary known in English as St. Columba ( 521–97 ), who converted the Picts to Christianity, and who was known in Scandinavian languages as Kalman.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Clumháin ‘descendant of Clumhán’, a personal name from the diminutive of clúmh ‘down’, ‘feathers’.3 English: occupational name for a burner of charcoal or a gatherer of coal, Middle English coleman, from Old English col ‘(char)coal’ + mann ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Shrock in household of John M Shrock, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susannah Schrack in household of John Schrack, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanna Shrocke in household of Henny Shrocke, "United States Census, 1850"

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