Susan Byrd Anderson

1818–1873 (Age 55)
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Susan Byrd

When Susan Byrd Anderson was born on 23 June 1818, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Quentin Anderson, was 35 and her mother, Susannah Byrd, was 33. She married Joseph Simpson on 12 December 1843, in Caswell, North Carolina, United States. She died on 13 September 1873, in Alamance, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Susan Byrd Anderson
Joseph Simpson
Marriage: 12 December 1843

Spouse & Children

12 December 1843
Caswell, North Carolina, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Quentin Anderson


  • Susannah Byrd




  • Melissa W Anderson


  • Minerva Anderson


  • Rev. Albert Gallatin Anderson


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  • Dr John Quentin Anderson


World Events (7)

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. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 12

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 18

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Andrew's son

Sources (3)

  • Susan Simpson in household of Charles Simpson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Simpson in household of Joseph Simpson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan B Anderson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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