Susan Wilson Head

Female8 April 1810–25 July 1836

Brief Life History of Susan Wilson

When Susan Wilson Head was born on 8 April 1810, in Maryland, United States, her father, James D Head, was 29 and her mother, Isabel Easter Martin, was 19. She died on 25 July 1836, in McDonough, Illinois, United States, at the age of 26, and was buried in Head Cemetery, McDonough, Illinois, United States.

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James D Head
Isabel Easter Martin
Mary M. "Polly" Head
Susan Wilson Head
Mariah or Maria Jane Head
John Harrison Head
Julia Ann Head
Thomas Wilson Head
Joseph HEAD
William Bigger Head
Elizabeth Margaret Head
James Head
Isabella Ursula Head
Martha Emeline Head
Martin M Head
Sarah Ellen Head

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  • Susan Wilson Head, "Find A Grave Index"

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Siblings (14)

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World Events (8)


Age 2

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

1812 · War of 1812

Age 2

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.


Age 8

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English heved, hed ‘head’ (Old English hēafod), applied as a nickname for someone with a peculiarity or disproportion of the head, or else used as a topographic name for someone who lived at the top (‘head’) of a promontory or hill, or near the source of a stream or river or the head of a valley. This surname has long been established in Ireland.

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

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