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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George Berkebile
Susannah Barbara Custer
Marriage: about 1825
Isabella Berkabile
Catherine Berkeybile
Jonathan Berkybile
Joseph K. Berkebile
Richard K Berkeybile
Aaron Berkebile
Lavan J. Berkebile
Mary Ann Berkebile
David Berkebile
Susanna Berkebile
Julia Ann Berkebile
George Berkebile

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)


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


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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