Susannah Hedges

14 March 1786–12 September 1868 (Age 82)
Norwich, Windsor, Republic of Vermont

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Hedges was born on 14 March 1786, in Norwich, Windsor, Republic of Vermont, her father, Jeremiah Hedges, was 24 and her mother, Dorothy Johnson, was 28. She married Gersham Bartlett Freeman on 13 December 1807, in Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 12 September 1868, in Thornapple Township, Barry, Michigan, United States, at the age of 82.

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Gersham Bartlett Freeman
Susannah Hedges
Marriage: 13 December 1807
George Clark Freeman
Horace H. Freeman
William G. Freeman
Lucy Johnson Freeman
Lucy Jane Freeman
John Gilman Freeman
David W. Freeman
Mary Ann Freeman
Jeremiah B. Freeman
Elisha D. Freeman

Spouse and Children

13 December 1807
Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, United States


    George Clark Freeman


    Horace H. Freeman


    William G. Freeman


    Lucy Johnson Freeman


    Lucy Jane Freeman


+5 More Children

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World Events (8)

1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 1

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 2

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Age 22

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Hedge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan Freeman in entry for Jeremiah B. Freeman, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Susannah Hedges, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954" (Marriage)
  • Susannah in entry for George Clerk Freeman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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