Susannah McEnder

Femaleabout 1793–1861

Brief Life History of Susannah

Susannah McEnder was born about 1793, in Kentucky, United States as the daughter of John McEnder. She married James Skidmore on 13 April 1817, in Henry, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Brown, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died in 1861, in Hamblen Township, Brown, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

James Skidmore
Susannah McEnder
Marriage: 13 April 1817
John McEnder Skidmore
Elizabeth Robern Skidmore
William Skidmore
Mary Jane Skidmore

Sources (9)

  • Susana Skidmore in household of Jannes Skidmore, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Mcender, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Susan Mcandra in entry for William Skidmore and Martha B Brink*, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1817Henry, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1796 · Wilderness Road Opens to Wagons

    Age 3

    In 1796, the Wilderness Road opened up for wagon use. The route was used by colonial and early settlers to reach Kentucky from the East. It started in Virginia, and went southward to Tennessee and then went north to Kentucky. The main danger of this route was Native American attacks.


    Age 19

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    Variant of Susanna , in 2003 the most common in this group of names. It is the form of the name used in the Old Testament. The tale of Susannah, wife of Joachim , and the elders who falsely accused her of adultery, is to be found in the apocryphal book that bears her name, and was popular in the Middle Ages and later.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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