Susanna Wheaton

1803–
New York, United States

The Life of Susanna

When Susanna Wheaton was born in 1803, in New York, United States, her father, William Wheaton, was 46 and her mother, Susanna Wilcox, was 42.

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Family Time Line

William Wheaton
1757–1847
Susanna Wilcox
1761–1845
Levi Wheaton
1783–
Cyrus Wheaton
1794–1845
Tamer Wheaton
1786–1881
William Wheaton
1786–1864
George Wheaton
1788–1845
Reuben T Wheaton
1790–1857
Amos Wheaton
1792–
Polly Wheaton
1795–1885
Rufus W Wheaton
1799–1875
Susanna Wheaton
1803–
John Wheaton
1808–

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World Events (3)

1803

Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 0

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 24

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name of uncertain origin, possibly from places in Lancashire and East and West Yorkshire named Weeton, from Old English wīðig ‘willow’ + tūn ‘settlement’.

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

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