Susanna Ashman

18 November 1753–
Lydden, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Ashman was born on 18 November 1753, in Lydden, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Ashman, was 38 and her mother, Elizabeth Barber, was 32.

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John Ashman
Elizabeth Barber
Elizabeth Ashman
Mary Ashman
Edmund Ashman
Sarah Ashman
Susanna Ashman
Jane Ashman
John Ashman
Ann Ashman
William Ashman
Richard Thomas Ashman

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World Events (5)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 48

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 55

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 62

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Asheman (Old English Æscmann, probably originally a byname from æscman ‘seaman’ or ‘pirate’, i.e. one who sailed in an ash-wood boat).2 Americanized spelling of German Aschmann, an occupational name from Middle High German aschman ‘kitchen servant’ or ‘boatman’.3 Variant of German and Swiss Eschmann .

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

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  • Susanna Ashman, "England, Kent, Canterbury Parish Registers, 1538-1986"
  • Susanna Ashman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Susanna Ashman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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