Susannah Alleman

Brief Life History of Susannah

When Susannah Alleman was born on 29 December 1837, in Mercersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johannes Alleman, was 29 and her mother, Christeana Stentz, was 26. She married Benjamin Thomas Blanchard on 26 December 1856, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 19 July 1911, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Thomas Blanchard
Susannah Alleman
Marriage: 26 December 1856
Benjamin Mervin Blanchard
Mary Caroline Blanchard
Eunice Christean Blanchard
Sarah Elizabeth Blanchard
Martha Zebina Blanchard
Irene Blanchard
John Wilford Blanchard

Sources (38)

  • Susanna Blanchard in household of Benjn Blanchard, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susannah Alleman Blanchard, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
  • Susanah Alleman, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Record of Members (Worldwide), 1836-1970"

World Events (8)

1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: French Alcide, Emile, Ulysse, Andre, Armande, Clovis, Colette, Desire, Monique, Ovide.

Flemish and Dutch: ethnic name from Old French aleman(d) ‘German’ (see also French Allemand , compare Dutch Aleman ). This surname is also found in France (Nord) and Wallonia; see also 2 below.

French (mainly Nord, Pas-de-Calais, and southern France): variant of Allemand . See also 1 above.

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

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