Susanna A Altom

Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susanna A

When Susanna A Altom was born about 1840, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James C Alltum, was 42 and her mother, Catharine "Caty" Reader, was 43. She had at least 2 daughters with George B Sipes. She lived in Boone, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Kokomo, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1880.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Susanna A Altom
George B Sipes
Lelda A Sipe
Etta Sipe

Spouse & Children

  • Female1840–Female

  • George B Sipes




  • Lelda A Sipe


  • Etta Sipe


Parents & Siblings



+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 32

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Probably one of several variants of English Halton or Alton , but it could also be an altered form of English Altham, which is a habitational name from Altham in Whalley, Lancashire, named in Old English as ‘river meadow (hamm) of the swans (elfitu)’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Susan Alton in household of James Alton, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susanah Sipe in household of George Sipe, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susanna Sipe in entry for John B Foster and Selda A Sipe, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account
Create a free account to view more about your family.
Share this with your family and friends.