Susannah Henderson

15 March 1758–1824 (Age 65)
Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Henderson was born on 15 March 1758, in Sunderland, Franklin, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Gideon Hendersen, was 44 and her mother, Sarah Baker, was 44. She married Moses Cook in 1779, in Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1824, at the age of 66.

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Moses Cook
Susannah Henderson
Marriage: 1779
Clarissa Cook
Lucius Cook
Susannah Cook
Moses Cook

Spouse and Children

Amherst, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States



    Lucius Cook


    Susannah Cook


    Moses Cook


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World Events (6)


Age 18

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 18

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 36

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: patronymic from Hendry, a chiefly Scottish variant of the personal name Henry 1. Some Scottish families with this name have ancestors whose name was Henryson.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susannah in entry for Susannah Cook, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Susannah in entry for Clarissa Cook, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Susannah in entry for Moses Cook, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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