Joseph L. Suits

about 1846–before 18 April 1930 (Age 84)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Joseph L.

When Joseph L. Suits was born about 1846, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Washington A Suits, was 28 and his mother, Ann Marie Kirkman, was 22. He died before 18 April 1930, at the age of 84.

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Joseph L. Suits
Phebe A Wheeler

Spouse and Children


    Phebe A Wheeler


Parents and Siblings

    Washington A Suits


    Ann Marie Kirkman





    Nancey M. Suits


World Events (3)


Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 7

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

Age 17

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Probably an ethnic name for someone from Switzerland. This is a common surname in the Mohawk Valley and may be of Dutch or Palatine German origin, derived for example from Dutch Switser.

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

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