Susannah Hawks

1825–
Virginia, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Hawks was born in 1825, in Virginia, United States, her father, William F. Hawks, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Stewart, was 24. She married John Stanley Stantliff on 15 March 1845, in Surry, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Ashe, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

John Stanley Stantliff
1822–
Susannah Hawks
1825–
Marriage: 15 March 1845
Elizabeth Stantliff
1848–1939
Oliver Stantliff
1849–
Zelpha Stantliff
1854–1940
Nancy Jane Stantliff
1854–1935
William Stantliff
1856–

Spouse and Children

    John Stanley Stantliff

    Male1822–Male

    Female1825–Female

MARRIAGE
15 March 1845
Surry, North Carolina, United States
children

(5)

    Female1848–1939Female

    Oliver Stantliff

    Male1849–Male

    Female1854–1940Female

    Nancy Jane Stantliff

    Female1854–1935Female

    William Stantliff

    Male1856–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Henderson Hawkes

    Male1820–1880Male

    Andrew Hawks

    Male1824–1865Male

    Lorenzo Dow Hawks

    Male1824–1896Male

    Female1825–Female

    Joseph Dalton Hawks

    Male1827–1895Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 19

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 36

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: variant of or patronymic from Hawk .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susannah Stanly in household of John Stanly, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan Stanley in household of John Stanley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susanah Hawks, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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