Susannah Barbara Custer

Brief Life History of Susannah Barbara

When Susannah Barbara Custer was born on 10 January 1803, in Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, John Custer, was 41 and her mother, Barbara Metz, was 38. She married George Berkebile about 1825, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Richland, Dean Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Richland Township, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 9 August 1866, in Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Locust Grove Brethren Cemetery, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Berkebile
1801–1863
Susannah Barbara Custer
1803–1866
Marriage: about 1825
Berkebile
1824–1824
Isabella Berkabile
1826–1914
Catherine Berkeybile
1828–1888
Jonathan Berkybile
1830–1901
Joseph K. Berkebile
1832–1918
Richard K Berkeybile
1833–1891
Aaron Berkebile
1834–1912
Lavan J. Berkebile
1836–1920
Mary Ann Berkebile
1838–1908
David Berkebile
1839–1910
Susanna Berkebile
1841–1919
Julia Ann Berkebile
1843–1920
George Berkebile
1846–1914

Sources (10)

  • Susan Berkeybile in household of Geo Berkeybile, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Susanna Custer - Published information: Family genealogies: birth-name: Susannah Barbara Custer
  • Susannah Barbara Custer Berkebile, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1804

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

1804

Historical Boundaries 1804: Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Köster or Küster ‘sexton’ (see Kuster 1).

Swiss German: variant of Kuster .

English and Scottish (of Norman origin): occupational name from Old French coustier (masculine), coustiere (feminine), for a maker of feather beds or cushions.

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

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