Susan Custer

Female26 May 1838–7 September 1910

Brief Life History of Susan

Susan Custer was born on 26 May 1838, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married Frederick Yerger Eisenberg on 15 April 1856, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Limerick Township, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States in 1870. She died on 7 September 1910, in Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Norristown, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Frederick Yerger Eisenberg
Susan Custer
Marriage: 15 April 1856
Sallie Eisenberg
Harry Custer Eisenberg
Ellen J Eisenberg
Frederick Eisenberg
Mary E. Eisenberg

Sources (5)

  • Susanna Eisenberge in household of Frederick Eisenberge, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanna Custer in entry for Sarah E Knox, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Susan Eisenberg in household of Frederick Eisenberg, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 April 1856Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (5)

    World Events (7)


    Age 8

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 25

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

    Age 25

    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Köster or Küster ‘sexton’ (see Kuster 1).

    Swiss German: variant of Kuster .

    English and Scottish (of Norman origin): occupational name from Old French coustier (masculine), coustiere (feminine), for a maker of feather beds or cushions.

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

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