Susanna Overholt

27 September 1803–2 September 1885 (Age 81)
Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Susanna

When Susanna Overholt was born on 27 September 1803, in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Martin Beidler Overholt, was 30 and her mother, Catharine Overholt, was 21. She had at least 3 sons and 3 daughters with Henry Shupe. She lived in South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. She died on 2 September 1885, in East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Hoffman Cemetery, Smithton, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Shupe
1799–1880
Susanna Overholt
1803–1885
Susanne Shupe
1816–1897
Catharine Shupe
1824–1887
John Shupe
1824–1894
Samuel Shupe
1828–1887
Anna Shupe
1832–1858
Jacob O. Shupe
1836–1910

Spouse and Children

Children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1804
Age 1
Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 9
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 22
The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of Swiss German and German Oberholtzer and probably also of German Oberholz, a topographic name from Middle High German ober ‘above’ (or German ober- ‘upper’) + holz ‘wood’.Norwegian: habitational name from the farm name Overholt, a compound of over ‘upper’ and holt ‘grove, wood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Oberholtzer

Sources (5)

  • Susanna Shupe in household of Henry Shupe, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanna Shupe in household of Henry Shupe, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susannah Overholt Shupe, "Find A Grave Index"

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