Susan Coffman

about 1841–
Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States

The Life of Susan

Susan Coffman was born about 1841, in Hagerstown, Washington, Maryland, United States.

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World Events (3)

1846

Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 22

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 22

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German and Jewish Kaufmann ( see Kaufman ).

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

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