Susan Pinegar

1852–
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan Pinegar was born in 1852, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, her father, Benjamin Pinegar, was 27 and her mother, Mary Rigsby, was 27.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Pinegar
1825–
Mary Rigsby
1825–1903
Sarah Jane Pinegar
1847–1926
James M Pinegar
1849–1860
Susan Pinegar
1852–
John Pinegar
1855–
William F. Pinegar
1858–
Keziah Kizzie Pinegar
1861–1923

Parents & Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 10

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 11

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Peiniger, an occupational name for a torturer or executioner, Middle High German, Middle Low German pīneger.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Susan Pinnagar in household of Benj Pinnagar, "United States Census, 1860"

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