Susanna Packard

Brief Life History of Susanna

When Susanna Packard was born on 7 November 1785, in Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Nehemiah Packard, was 25 and her mother, Lucy Nye, was 21. She died on 29 March 1786, at the age of 0.

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Nehemiah Packard
Lucy Nye
Hannah Packard
Ruth Packard
Susanna Packard
Rebbeca Packard
Nathan Packard
Sally Packard
Parley Packard

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  • Susanna Packard, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

World Events (1)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English pak(e) ‘pack, bundle’ + the Anglo-Norman French pejorative suffix -ard, probably a derogatory occupational name for a peddler.

English: pejorative derivative of the Middle English personal name Pack .

Probably also an Americanized form of German Packert, Päckert, from ancient Germanic personal names formed with a word meaning ‘battle’ or ‘to fight’; or a variant of Packer 2 (with excrescent -t).

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

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