Susannah Goughnour

1802–before 1902 (Age 100)
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Goughnour was born in 1802, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Christian Goughnour, was 30 and her mother, Catherine Elizabeth Schaffer, was 21. She married Jacob Strayer about 1822, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Conemaugh Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Taylor Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died before 1902, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Daisytown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Strayer
Susannah Goughnour
Marriage: about 1822
Anthony Strayer
Christian Strayer
David Strayer
Elizabeth C Strayer
Daniel Strayer
Elie Strayer
Martha G. Strayer
Mary A Strayer

Spouse and Children

about 1822
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States


    Anthony Strayer


    David Strayer


    Elizabeth C Strayer



    Daniel Strayer


+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 10

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 28

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Gauchenauer ( see Gochenour ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan Strayer in household of Solomon Benshoof, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanah Strayer in household of Jacob Strayer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susannah Goughnour Strayer, "Find A Grave Index"

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