Susannah King

6 March 1847–14 August 1877 (Age 30)
Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah King was born on 6 March 1847, in Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, her father, William King, was 23 and her mother, Ann Rowland, was 23. She married Allen Hodgson on 20 October 1865, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 14 August 1877, in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Spanish Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Hodgson
Susannah King
Marriage: 20 October 1865
Sarah Ann Hodgson
Susannah Elizabeth Hodgson
Caroline Hodgson
Mary Hodgson
Ann Hodgson
William George Hodson
Allen King Hodgson
Annabelle Hodgson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1865Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 5
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 7
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1859 · Big Ben
    Age 12
    Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English king ‘king’ (Old English cyning, cyng), perhaps acquired by someone with kingly qualities or as a pageant name by someone who had acted the part of a king or had been chosen as the master of ceremonies or ‘king’ of an event such as a tournament, festival or folk ritual. In North America, the surname King has absorbed several European cognates and equivalents with the same meaning, for example German König (see Koenig ) and Küng, French Roy , Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Kralj , Polish Krol . It is also very common among African Americans. It is also found as an artificial Jewish surname.English: occasionally from the Middle English personal name King, originally an Old English nickname from the vocabulary word cyning, cyng ‘king’.Irish: adopted for a variety of names containing the syllable (which means ‘king’ in Irish).

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

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    Story Highlight


    Susannah King was born on 6 March 1847 in Bermondsey, Surrey, England to William George and Ann Rowland King. She had only one sister, Ann Elizabeth born on 14 December 1845. Her father Wil …

    Sources (15)

    • Susannah Hutchins in household of Allen Hutchins, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sushannah King in entry for Sushannah Hodgson Hales, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • IMAGE 620 OF 1119; Susannah in household of George Jervis, "England and Wales Census, 1851"

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