Susanna Talkington

about 1725–24 June 1811 (Age 86)
Surry, North Carolina, British Colonial America

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Talkington was born about 1725, in Surry, North Carolina, British Colonial America, her father, John Robert Talkington, was 22 and her mother, Jane Elizabeth James, was 19. She married John Michael Shugart in February 1746, in Holy Trinity Church, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 24 June 1811, in Orange, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 86.

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John Michael Shugart
Susanna Talkington
Marriage: February 1746
Zachariah Shugart
John Shugart
William Shugart
Isaac Shugart
Rachel Shugart
Nathan Shugart

Spouse and Children

February 1746
Holy Trinity Church, New Castle, Delaware, British Colonial America


+1 More Child

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World Events (6)

1729 · Becomes a Royal Colony

Age 4

July 25, 1729, North Carolina became a royal colony, when the colony was sold to King George II.
1767 · Tryon Palace

Age 42

Built on August 26, 1767, the Tryon Palace became the capitol building for North Carolina. The building was named after William Tryon a British officer and colonial official.
1774 · Edenton Tea Party

Age 49

On October 25, 1774, the Edenton Tea Party took place. It was the first organized women's protest. They put their cups down and refused to buy any tea.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Torkington in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire), named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) associated with Turec’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susanna Talkinton, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Susanna Talkinton, "New Jersey, Church Records, 1675-1970"
  • Susanna Talkinton, "Rhode Island, Vital records, 1846-1898, 1901-1953"

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