Susan Gorman

Brief Life History of Susan

When Susan Gorman was born in 1862, in Birdton, Douglas, York, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, John Henry Gorman, was 41 and her mother, Susannah Ann Seymour, was 31. She lived in Douglas, York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1871 and Fredericton, York, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881. She died on 7 June 1919, in Devon 30, York, New Brunswick, Canada, at the age of 57.

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John Henry Gorman
Susannah Ann Seymour
Helen or Ellen Gorman
Annie Gorman
William Gorman
Susan Gorman
Henry Gorman
Samuel Gorman

Sources (8)

  • Susan Gorman in household of John Gorman, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Susan Gorman, "Canada, New Brunswick Provincial Deaths, 1815-1938"
  • Ancestry Family Trees

World Events (4)

1867 · British North America Act

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.



1880 · Legislature in Fredericton Destoryed by Fire

On February 25, 1880, the legislature building in Frederiction was destroyed by fire. The builiding was completely made of wood meaning that there was nothing left of it. The chair that the speaker used and a marble top table were all that remained.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): from Mac Gormáin and Ó Gormáin ‘son (or descendant) of Gormán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gorm ‘dark blue, noble’.

Americanized form of German Görmann: variant of Germann .

Americanized form of German Görmann: of Slavic origin, an occupational name for a miner, from Slavic gora ‘mountain’ + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

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