Susannah Rushton

1489–1550 (Age 61)
Leek, Staffordshire, England

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Rushton was born in 1489, in Leek, Staffordshire, England, her father, Sir Nicholas Rushton, was 44 and her mother, Margery Radclyffe, was 28. She married Hugh Stoddard about 1502. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died in 1550, in Leek, Groningen, Netherlands, at the age of 61.

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Family Time Line

Hugh Stoddard
Susannah Rushton
Marriage: about 1502
Richard Stoderd
Richard Stoderd

Spouse and Children

about 1502


    Richard Stoderd


    Richard Stoderd


Parents and Siblings




    Agnes Anne Rishton


    Isabel Rishton



    Elizabeth Rishton


+5 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 17

The Netherlands is inherited by the future Habsburg Emperor and King of Spain Charles V.

Age 27

The Catholic King Charles I of Spain ruled the Netherlands.
1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 60

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places so named, for example in Cheshire, Northamptonshire, and Staffordshire, from Old English rysc ‘rushes’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Susannah Rushton - Government record: Birth record or certificate: birth-name: Susannah Rushton

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