Susan Dameron

April 1815–9 September 1885 (Age 70)
Pike, Missouri, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Dameron was born in April 1815, in Pike, Missouri, United States, her father, Littlepage Dameron, was 40 and her mother, Susanna Turner, was 31. She married Thomas Edrington Wells on 26 April 1832, in Calumet Township, Pike, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Montana Township, Jewell, Kansas, United States in 1880. She died on 9 September 1885, at the age of 70, and was buried in Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Edrington Wells
Susan Dameron
Marriage: 26 April 1832
Mildred Ann Wells
Maria Louise Wells
William Littlepage Wells
Lylburn Orion Wells
John Robert Wells
Nannie Guy Wells
Nicholas Thomas Wells
Silas Dean Wells
Susan Wells
James Arthur Wells
Phebe Irene Wells

Spouse and Children

26 April 1832
Calumet Township, Pike, Missouri, United States


+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    William Dameron


    Malinda Dameron


    Nicholas Thomas Dameron


    James Turner Damron



+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 6

Missouri is the 24th state
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 19

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

Name Meaning

French: nickname for a foppish or effeminate young man, Old French dameron, a derivative of Latin dominus ‘lord’, ‘master’ plus two diminutive endings suggestive of weakness or childishness.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Wells in household of Thomas Wells, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Wells in household of Thomas E Wells, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Wells in household of Thomas Wells, "United States Census, 1860"

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