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
1795–1865
Susannah Goughnour
1802–1902
Marriage: about 1822
Anthony Strayer
1829–
Christian Strayer
1837–1927
David Strayer
1833–
Elizabeth C Strayer
1835–1920
Daniel Strayer
1839–
Elie Strayer
1842–
Martha G. Strayer
1845–1925
Mary A Strayer
1848–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1822
Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(8)

    Anthony Strayer

    Male1829–Male

    David Strayer

    Male1833–Male

    Elizabeth C Strayer

    Female1835–1920Female

    Male1837–1927Male

    Daniel Strayer

    Male1839–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

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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