Susannah Susan SWINNEY

3 April 1823–7 January 1881 (Age 57)
Monroe, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Susannah Susan

When Susannah Susan SWINNEY was born on 3 April 1823, in Monroe, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Swinney, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Hutchinson, was 43. She married Samuel Williams on 21 December 1840, in Decatur, Adams, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lucas, Lucas, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Warren Township, Lucas, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 7 January 1881, in Wayne, Iowa, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Sharon Cemetery, Wayne, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Williams
1822–1862
Susannah Susan SWINNEY
1823–1881
Marriage: 21 December 1840
Joseph Parkinson Williams
1841–1912
John Williams
1843–1862
Margaret E Williams
1846–
Delana Williams
1849–
Delaney WILLIAMS
1850–1936
Margery Lois Williams
1853–1923
Martha Williams
1856–1948
Mary K. Williams
1858–1943
Marilda Nancy Jane Williams
1861–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 December 1840
Decatur, Adams, Indiana, United States
children

(9)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Swinney

    Male1785–1872Male

    Margaret Hutchinson

    Female1779–1826Female

siblings

(8)

    John M Swinney

    Male1809–1849Male

    Elizabeth Swinney

    Female1811–1845Female

    James Sweeny

    Male1812–1845Male

    Mary Swinney

    Female1814–1837Female

    Ann SWINNEY

    Female1816–1863Female

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (Northumberland and Durham):1. possibly a habitational name from Swinnie in Borders region, Swinney Beck in North Yorkshire, or Swinny Knoll in West Yorkshire, or some other similarly named place. 2. alternatively, perhaps an Americanized form of Irish Sweeney .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Williams, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Williams in household of Samuel Williams, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susannah Williams in household of Samuel Williams, "United States Census, 1850"

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