Susan Jane Sasser

August 1896–31 October 1980 (Age 84)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Susan Jane

When Susan Jane Sasser was born in August 1896, in Kentucky, United States, her father, Dixon Sasser, was 37 and her mother, Eliza Jane Rush, was 35. She married John Hunter on 18 July 1923, in Gray, Knox, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1910 and Bush, Laurel, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 31 October 1980, in Laurel, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Emanuel, Knox, Kentucky, United States.

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John Hunter
Susan Jane Sasser
Marriage: 18 July 1923

Spouse and Children

18 July 1923
Gray, Knox, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Eliza Jane Rush




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 4

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 22

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

1 North German: derivative of Sasse ‘Saxon’, + -er, suffix of agent nouns.2 habitational name for someone from any of several places named Saasen in the Rhineland, Hesse, and Pomerania.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Janie Sasser in household of Eliza Sasser, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Jane Sasser in household of Eliza Sasser, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Susan J Sasser in household of Dixon Sasser, "United States Census, 1900"

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