Susanna Woodward

Brief Life History of Susanna

When Susanna Woodward was born on 2 September 1764, in Guilford, North Carolina, United States, her father, Abraham Woodward, was 24 and her mother, Hannah Thornburg, was 28. She married William Frazier Sr. on 29 January 1784, in Center, Guilford, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 28 January 1832, in Jefferson City, Jefferson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Jefferson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Frazier Sr.
Susanna Woodward
Marriage: 29 January 1784
Abraham Frazier
Eli Fraizer
Jane Frazier
John Thomas Frazier
Elizabeth Frazier
William Frazier Jr.
Samuel Frazier
Hannah Frazier
Solomon Frazier
Abagail Maggie Frazier

Sources (5)

  • Susannah Woodard in the U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681-1935 (marriage)
  • Susanna Woodward Frazier, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Susannah Woodward in the U.S., Quaker Meeting Records, 1681

World Events (8)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


North Carolina is the 12th state.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian, protector’).

History: Henry Woodward emigrated from England in 1635 and settled first in Dorchester, MA, and subsequently in Northampton, MA. He had many prominent descendants. Another Henry Woodward, born c. 1646 in the British West Indies, was the first English settler in SC (1664).

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

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William and Susanna Frazier- Tennesee Quaker Settlers

Rowan, North Carolina William and Susannah were from Rowan, which was settled between 1740 and 1750, by German and Scotch-Irish settlers that traveled the Great Wagon Road south from Pennsylvania …

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