Susan Whitehead

17 July 1818–5 September 1898 (Age 80)
Franklin, Georgia, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Whitehead was born on 17 July 1818, in Franklin, Georgia, United States, her father, Joseph Burrell Whitehead, was 38 and her mother, Anna Nells Smith, was 37. She married Tilman Carroll Yearwood on 13 September 1839, in Habersham, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Georgia, United States in 1870 and District 440, Habersham, Georgia, United States in 1880. She died on 5 September 1898, in Habersham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Stephens, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Tilman Carroll Yearwood
Susan Whitehead
Marriage: 13 September 1839
William Y. Yearwood
Sarah Yearwood
Joseph A. Yearwood
Andrew Franklin Yearwood
George Yearwood
Annie Yearwood
David Yearwood
Elvira Yearwood
Jasper Yearwood
John Yearwood
Mary Etta Yearwood
Jacob Y Yearwood
Sindy L. Yearwood
Susan Yearwood
Julius M. Yearwood

Spouse and Children

13 September 1839
Habersham, Georgia, United States


    William Y. Yearwood


    Jacob Y Yearwood


    Sarah Yearwood


    Sindy L. Yearwood


    Susan Yearwood


+10 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1822: DeKalb, Georgia, United States

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: nickname for someone with fair or prematurely white hair, from Middle English whit ‘white’ + heved ‘head’.2 Irish (Connacht): erroneous translation of Ó Ceanndubháin ‘descendant of the little black-headed one’ ( see Canavan ), as if from Gaelic ceann ‘head’ + bán ‘white’.3 Translated form of German Weisshaupt ( see Weishaupt ) or Weisskopf ( see Weiskopf ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susannah Yearwood in household of Tilman Yearwood, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Suana Tearwood in household of Tillman Tearwood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susannah Yearwood in household of Tilman Yearwood, "United States Census, 1870"

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