Susan Reckard

30 May 1800–11 November 1882 (Age 82)
Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Reckard was born on 30 May 1800, in Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Calvin Rickard, was 39 and her mother, Huldah Leonard, was 34. She married Rev. John Chandler McCoy on 7 April 1861, in Washington, Ohio, United States. She died on 11 November 1882, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Mound Cemetery, Marietta, Washington, Ohio, United States.

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Rev. John Chandler McCoy
Susan Reckard
Marriage: 7 April 1861

Spouse and Children

7 April 1861
Washington, Ohio, United States

Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 3

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 25

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Reckhard(t), from a Germanic personal name composed with rag- ‘advice’ + hart ‘strong’, ‘brave’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Susan Mccoy in household of John E Ramsey, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Jennings & John C McCoy 07 April 1861 marriage ceremony, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Susan Jennings & John C. McCoy 06 April 1861 Intended Marriage, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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