Susannah Lou Sasser

Female18 May 1871–22 September 1952

Brief Life History of Susannah Lou

When Susannah Lou Sasser was born on 18 May 1871, in Nakina, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Calvin Sasser, was 48 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Long, was 39. She married Henry Ezekial Long on 20 June 1897. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bogue Township, Columbus, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 22 September 1952, in Bug Hill, Columbus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Gore Cemetery, Columbus, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Ezekial Long
Susannah Lou Sasser
Marriage: 20 June 1897
Mary Eliza Long
Louvania Long
Retha Lola Long
Lewis Jayson Long
Henry Edison Long
Edward Long
Almon Gertrude Long
Baby Long

Sources (34)

  • Lula Sassen in household of Calvin Sassen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Sassen in household of Calvin Sassen, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Sasser, "North Carolina, Marriages, 1759-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 June 1897
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park

    Age 1

    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    1877 · Last Troops Leave

    Age 6

    In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 25

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    North German: derivative of Sasse ‘Saxon’ + -er, suffix of agent nouns.

    German: habitational name for someone from any of several places called Saasen in the Rhineland, Hesse, and Pomerania.

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

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