Susannah Burkhart

23 July 1814–1835 (Age 20)
Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Burkhart was born on 23 July 1814, in Blue Ball, Earl Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Deacon Peter Hershey Burkhart, was 34 and her mother, Barbara Brant Good, was 37. She died in 1835, at the age of 21.

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Family Time Line

Deacon Peter Hershey Burkhart
1780–1834
Barbara Brant Good
1777–1849
Joseph Good Burkhart
1800–1868
Joseph Good Burkhart
1805–1841
Mary Good Burkhart
1806–1890
Elizabeth Good Burkhart
1808–1881
Peter Good Burkhard
1812–1869
Susannah Burkhart
1814–1835
Anna Burkhard
1814–1883
Barbara Burkhart
1819–1890
Magdalena Good Burkhart
1821–1884

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World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 7

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

German and Dutch: from the medieval personal name Burkhard, composed of the elements burg ‘fort’, ‘castle’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’.

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

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