Susan Miller Douglass

Female28 November 1853–before 22 January 1879

Brief Life History of Susan Miller

When Susan Miller Douglass was born on 28 November 1853, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, her father, Dr Elmore Douglass, was 55 and her mother, Eliza H Allen, was 43. She married Robert Boddie on 17 November 1869, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. She died before 22 January 1879, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, and was buried in Gallatin City Cemetery, Gallatin, Sumner, Tennessee, United States.

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Robert Boddie
Susan Miller Douglass
Marriage: 17 November 1869

Sources (8)

  • Susan M Douglass in household of Elmore Douglass, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Douglass, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Susie Miller Douglas, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    17 November 1869Sumner, Tennessee, United States
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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (6)

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 9

    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.


    Age 10

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 15

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and English (Durham and Northumbria): variant of Douglas .

    History: William Douglass, a physician recognized for his identification and description of an epidemic of scarlet fever, was born c. 1691 in Gifford, Haddington County, Scotland, and settled in Boston in 1718. The abolitionist, orator, and journalist Frederick Douglass assumed the name after escaping from slavery in 1838 and traveling to Massachusetts. Son of a white father and a slave with some Indian blood, he was born Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey c. 1817 in Tuckahoe, MD.

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

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