Susannah Cornelia Soule

1 October 1827–15 October 1898 (Age 71)
Otsego, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Susannah Cornelia

When Susannah Cornelia Soule was born on 1 October 1827, in Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Elisha Phelps Soule, was 21 and her mother, Polly Colegrove, was 17. She married William Porter Abbott on 15 November 1845, in Middlebury Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Sheldon, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States in 1860 and Wisconsin, United States in 1870. She died on 15 October 1898, in Wilton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Dorset Ridge Cemetery, Clifton, Monroe, Wisconsin, United States.

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William Porter Abbott
Susannah Cornelia Soule
Marriage: 15 November 1845
Clarendon A. Abbott
Flora Abbott
Stella May Abbott
George Ebenezer Abbott
James Elanthan Abbott
Jane L. Abbott
Elisha Hobrett Abbott
Melissa Cornelia Abbott
Lelia Amanda Abbott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1845Middlebury Township, Tioga, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    American settlers began mining the Wisconsin Territory in the early 1800's. The lead ore in the territory had largely been mined previously by American Indians. By 1829, nearly 4,000 miners had moved to Wisconsin Territory. The miners became known as badgers as they burrowed into hillsides for shelter. The name eventually represented the state and Wisconsin is now known as the Badger State. (Wisconsin Historical Society: Lead Mining in Southwestern Wisconsin)
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    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.
    Age 19
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 2520;2007: 4723; 2010: 6372)English (Gloucestershire): of Norman origin, a variant of Soul .French (Soulé): topographic name for someone who lived in a house exposed to sun, a variant of Soulier 2; or a habitational name from Soulé, the name of several places in the southwestern part of France.

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

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    Sources (16)

    • Susan Abbott in household of William Abbott, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Soule in entry for Lawrence E McConnell and Lelea Abbot, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Sales in entry for James E Abbott, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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