Susan Kendig

Femaleabout 1808–

Brief Life History of Susan

When Susan Kendig was born about 1808, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Martin Brenneman Kendig Jr, was 37 and her mother, Leah Bear, was 34. She married John L. Townsend about 1829, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Brooklyn, Kings, New York, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

John L. Townsend
Susan Kendig
Marriage: about 1829
Leah Ann Townsend
Nancy S Townsend
Sarah Lucretia Townsend
Adalaide Townsend

Sources (3)

  • Susan Townsend in household of Gustavus Harte, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan Kendig in entry for Nancy S. Mercer, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"
  • Susan Kandig in entry for Sarah Lucretia Harte, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1829Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    1819 · 67 Streets in Brooklyn By 1819

    Age 11

    A village map dated April 8, 1819 shows sixty seven streets. The widest streets measured 60 feet wide while the narrowest street, Doughty Street, measured 20 feet wide.


    Age 38

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    Possibly an altered form of German Kindig .

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

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