Susannah Massey

1784–1843 (Age 59)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Susannah

Susannah Massey was born about 1784, in South Carolina, United States as the daughter of John Massie. She married Michael Horton about 1803, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 8 daughters. She died in 1843, at the age of 59.

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Susannah Massey
Michael Horton
Marriage: about 1803
Anna Jane Horton
Sarah Horton
Joanna Horton
Ranford Horton
Ellen Horton
Sanford Horton
Narcissa Horton
Mary Ann Horton
Hannah Jane Horton
Martha Jane Horton

Spouse & Children

about 1803
South Carolina, United States


+5 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1765–Male

  • James Massey


  • John Massey


  • John Massey


  • Male1775–Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

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.
1788 · South Carolina becomes the 8th state in the Union

Age 4

On May 23, 1788, South Carolina ratifies the Constitution of the United States making it the 8th State of the Union.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 16

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in northern France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Maccius + the locative suffix -acum.2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Marcy in La Manche. This surname is preserved in the English place name Stondon Massey.3 English: from a pet form of Matthew .

Possible Related Names

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

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