Susannah Dement

29 March 1745–17 August 1784 (Age 39)
Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Dement was born on 29 March 1745, in Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland, United States, her father, William Dement, was 43 and her mother, Mary Turner, was 29. She married William Robey on 12 December 1762, in Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 17 August 1784, in Charles, Maryland, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

William Robey
1743–1808
Susannah Dement
1745–1784
Marriage: 12 December 1762
Alexander Robey
1760–1822
George Dement Robey
1763–1834
Charles Robey
1766–
Elizabeth Robey
1768–
Townley Robey Sr.
1770–1820
Katherine Robey
1771–
Trueman Robey
1773–
Cornelius Robey
1775–1855
Acquilla Robey
1777–1852
Hezekiah Robey
1779–
Mary Robey
1781–
Deborah Robey
1783–1863

Spouse and Children

    William Robey

    Male1743–1808Male

    Female1745–1784Female

MARRIAGE
12 December 1762
Trinity Parish, Charles, Maryland, United States
children

(12)

    Alexander Robey

    Male1760–1822Male

    George Dement Robey

    Male1763–1834Male

    Charles Robey

    Male1766–Male

    Female1768–Female

    Townley Robey Sr.

    Male1770–1820Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (2)

1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 31

Maryland is the 7th state.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Demant, a metonymic occupational name for a diamond dealer or cutter, from Middle High German dīemant ‘diamond’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Susanah in entry for Charles Robey, "Maryland, Church Records, 1668-1995"
  • Susannah Dement in entry for Cornelius Roby, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Susanah in entry for Charles Robey, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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