Susan Powers

12 September 1826–8 June 1892 (Age 65)
New York, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Powers was born on 12 September 1826, in New York, United States, her father, David H Powers, was 30 and her mother, Lydia Hammond, was 29. She married Isaac Lamont on 3 July 1847, in Calhoun, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. She lived in Michigan, United States in 1870. She died on 8 June 1892, at the age of 65, and was buried in Albion, Calhoun, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Lamont
Susan Powers
Marriage: 3 July 1847
Caroline Lamont
Chloe Lamont
Mary Etta Lamont

Spouse and Children

3 July 1847
Calhoun, Michigan, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David H Powers


    Lydia Hammond




    Horace B Powers



World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 1

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
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.

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 Power .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Lamont in household of Isaac Lamont, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Lamont in household of Isaac Lamont, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Lamont in household of Isaac Lamont, "United States Census, 1860"

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