Susanna Varnell

13 January 1826–7 May 1897 (Age 71)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Varnell was born on 13 January 1826, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas Varnell, was 21 and her mother, Margaret Clark, was 19. She married Stockton before 1852, in Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Bradley, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Polk, Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 7 May 1897, in Limestone, Texas, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Armour Cemetery, Armour, Limestone, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Susanna Varnell
Marriage: before 1852
Margaret M Stockton
John Salathiel Morgan Stockton
Zoorabel Stockton
Thomas Milburn Stockton

Spouse and Children

before 1852
Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Varnell


    Margaret Clark





    Betsey Jane Varnell


    Liddia Varnel


    Isaac Varnell


    Mary Varnell


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 9

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Farnell belonging to southwestern England, where the change from f to v arose from the voicing of f that was characteristic of this area in Middle English.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan Wood in household of Eli N Wood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Dowell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Stockton, "United States Census, 1860"

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