Susanna A Altom

1840–
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.

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Family Time Line

Susanna A Altom
1840–
George B Sipes
1827–
Lelda A Sipe
1861–
Etta Sipe
1863–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1840–Female

  • George B Sipes

    Male1827–Male

children

(2)

  • Lelda A Sipe

    Female1861–Female

  • Etta Sipe

    Female1863–Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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"

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