Susan Douglass Airmet

Brief Life History of Susan Douglass

When Susan Douglass Airmet was born on 27 November 1861, in Eastmuir, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, John Douglas Airmet, was 27 and her mother, Ann Muir Sellers, was 27. She married Alexander Winward on 17 November 1881, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 January 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Alexander Winward
Susan Douglass Airmet
Marriage: 17 November 1881
Annie Blanche Winward
George A Winward
Alexander Eugene Winward
Sarah Janet Winward
John Douglas Winward
Myrtle Elizabeth Winward
Elliot Seaton Winward
Joseph Albert Winward

Sources (37)

  • Susan Winward, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Susan Douglas Airmet Winward, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Susan Airmet in entry for Sarah Jeanette Winward, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)


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

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1878 · Collapse of the City of Glasgow Bank.

Because of a discovery of a £7,000 deficit, City of Glasgow Bank halted operations from November to December 1877. After 10 months after reopening, the bank’s directors announced the bank, itself, had filed bankruptcy. The closure showed a net liability of over £6 million. The bank was so successful with telling people that it wasn’t in error, that the Bank's shares were selling for more than double of what they were actually worth. The bank’s directors were arrested and tried at the High Court. All were found guilty and sentenced to terms of imprisonment. Many Glasgow businesses failed as a result of the bankruptcy and shareholders were called to replenish the bank's losses. One shareholder argued that he had become a shareholder unknowing the fraudulent actions of the bank. Wide effects of the collapse have been seen in limited growth in liability and extensive problems with temporary banking liquidity.

Name Meaning

vernacular form of Susanna . Among well-known bearers are the American film stars Susan Hayward ( 1918–75 ) and Susan Sarandon ( b. 1946 as Susan Tomalin ).

Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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