Susan Allen Barfield

16 April 1856–14 July 1942 (Age 86)
Ripley, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susan Allen

When Susan Allen Barfield was born on 16 April 1856, in Ripley, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Dickson Barfield, was 34 and her mother, Virginia Elizabeth Lankford, was 26. She married Daniel Fletcher Jennings on 11 February 1878, in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 10, Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died on 14 July 1942, in Tipton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Daniel Fletcher Jennings
1848–1911
Susan Allen Barfield
1856–1942
Marriage: 11 February 1878
Susan Jennings
1876–
Virginia Green Jennings
1880–1974
Mary Ada Jennings
1881–1939
William Columbus Jennings
1883–1982
Minnie Jennings
1886–1961
Susan W. Jennings
1888–1888
Daniel Fred Jennings
1890–1975
John Henry Jennings
1892–1966
Allie M Jennings
1893–
Florence Jennings
1896–1981

Spouse and Children

    Daniel Fletcher Jennings

    Male1848–1911Male

    Female1856–1942Female

MARRIAGE
11 February 1878
Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States
children

(10)

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Dickson Barfield

    Male1821–1895Male

    Virginia Elizabeth Lankford

    Female1830–1921Female

siblings

(13)

    Frances "Fannie" Washington A Barfield

    Female1853–1896Female

    Francis Barfield

    Male1854–Male

    Female1856–1942Female

    Cairo Ann Barfield

    Female1858–1901Female

    Male1859–1944Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 25

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name, probably from Bardfield in Essex, which is named with an unattested Old English byrde ‘(river) bank’, ‘border’ + feld ‘open land’. The name is still most common in northern Essex. 2. topographic name for someone who lived in an area where barley was cultivated, from Middle English berefeld.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Barfield in household of William D Barfield, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Barfield in household of William Barfield, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan A Jennings in household of Dan F Jennings, "United States Census, 1880"

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