Anna Yocum

14 September 1818–1 February 1852 (Age 33)
Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Yocum was born on 14 September 1818, in Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Moses Yocom, was 31 and her mother, Susanna Weaver, was 27. She married Solomon L. Custer on 11 February 1840, in Falkner Swamp, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 1 February 1852, in Amityville, Amity Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Saint Pauls Church Cemetery, Amityville, Amity Township, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Solomon L. Custer
Anna Yocum
Marriage: 11 February 1840
Susanna Custer
Clement L. Custer
Emily Y. Custer
Morris Van Reed Custer

Spouse and Children

11 February 1840
Falkner Swamp, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (5)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 12

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Joachim .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Anna in entry for Morrie Van Reed Custer and Margaret Yocum Jones, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • findagrave for Anna Yocum Custer
  • Legacy NFS Source: Anna - Government record: birth: about 1818; Berks, Pennsylvania, United States

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