Susan Reckard

Brief Life History of Susan

When Susan Reckard was born on 30 May 1800, in Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Calvin Richard, was 39 and her mother, Huldah Leonard, was 34. She married Jonathan Jennings Jr on 20 March 1823, in Washington, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. 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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Jonathan Jennings Jr
Susan Reckard
Marriage: 20 March 1823
Augustus Otis Jennings
Elizabeth Stephenson Jennings
Wesley Fox Jennings
Leonard Howard Jennings
Susan Caroline Jennings
Mary Ellen Jennings

Sources (8)

  • Susan Jennings in household of Jonathan Jennings, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Jennings & John C McCoy 07 April 1861 marriage ceremony, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Susan Reckard McCoy, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.

1825 · The Crimes Act

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 form of German Reckhard(t), from an ancient Germanic personal name composed with rag- ‘counsel’ + hart ‘strong, brave’.

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

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