Susannah Gwaltney


Brief Life History of Susannah

When Susannah Gwaltney was born in 1795, in Craven, Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, Benjamin Gwaltney, was 32 and her mother, Rachel Garrell, was 28. She married Johnathan Van Pelt on 24 February 1817, in Craven, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died in Craven, North Carolina, United States, and was buried in Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Johnathan Van Pelt
Susannah Gwaltney
Marriage: 24 February 1817
Durant John Pelt
Elizabeth Van Pelt
Caroline J. Pelt
Henry Pelt

Sources (7)

  • Susannah Gwaltney, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Susannah Gwaltney in entry for Johnathan Pelt, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"
  • Susanah Gwaltner, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1817Craven, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1799 · Gold Nuggets Found

    Age 4

    "In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 5

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 35

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    Name Meaning

    Anglicized form of the Welsh surname Gwalchmai, which is from the Welsh personal name Gwalchmai ‘hawk of the plain’.

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

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