Susan E Henson

7 November 1820–21 September 1882 (Age 61)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Susan E

When Susan E Henson was born on 7 November 1820, in Virginia, United States, her father, Tapley Henson Jr, was 24 and her mother, Mariah Kilgore, was 20. She married Evan Addison on 27 October 1848, in Jefferson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Jefferson, Cook, Illinois, United States in 1870 and Franklin Township, Laclede, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 21 September 1882, in Laclede, Missouri, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in White Oak Pond Cemetery, Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri, United States.

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Evan Addison
Susan E Henson
Marriage: 27 October 1848
Richard Riley Addison
Evan Addison
Charles Addison
Mary J Addison
Tabitha Jane Addison
John Franklin Addison

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 October 1848Jefferson, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land
    Age 1
    A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
    1824 · "Mary Randolph Publishes ""The Virginia Housewife"""
    Age 4
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1844 · Lumpkin's Jail
    Age 24
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal names Hen, Hend(e), or Hendy (pet forms of Henry or Hendry ) + son. Compare Henderson . Hendy may also have been derived from Middle English hendy ‘courteous’, used as a personal name (see Hendy ).English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Hainson, a patronymic meaning ‘son of Hayne’; see Hain 2.English: in Devon, where patronymics in -son rarely originated, perhaps a variant of Hingston .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Susan Addison in household of Ivan Addison, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Susan Manor, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Susan Addison in household of Evan Addison, "United States Census, 1870"

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