Susan Anna Gullion

9 November 1837–2 August 1916 (Age 78)
Wythe, Virginia, United States

The Life of Susan Anna

When Susan Anna Gullion was born on 9 November 1837, in Wythe, Virginia, United States, her father, Reuben Joseph Gullion, was 28 and her mother, Mahala Thompson, was 23. She married Luke Wiles Kimble on 20 April 1860, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Eastern District, Powhatan, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. She died on 2 August 1916, in Smyth, Virginia, United States, at the age of 78.

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Family Time Line

Luke Wiles Kimble
Susan Anna Gullion
Marriage: 20 April 1860
Mahala Jane Kimball

Spouse and Children

20 April 1860
Tazewell, Virginia, United States


    Mahala Jane Kimball


Parents and Siblings




    James Major Gullion


    David A. Gullion


    Margaret J. Gullion


    George Gullion


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World Events (8)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 7

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 24

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Reduced form of Irish Magullion or Mac Gullian, Anglicized forms of Gaelic Mac Gilleáin, a diminutive of gile ‘brightness’, geal ‘bright’, or giolla ‘lad’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Susan A Kimbal in household of Mahalie J White, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susan Doland, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Susan Kimble in household of Luke W Kimble, "United States Census, 1860"

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