Susan McGaha

1842–1900 (Age 58)
Cocke, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Susan

When Susan McGaha was born in April 1842, in Cocke, Tennessee, United States, her father, Isaac C. Mcgahey, was 36 and her mother, Anne Frances Ramsey, was 38. She had at least 1 son with McKinley McGaha. She lived in Civil District 12, Haywood, Tennessee, United States in 1900. She died in June 1900, in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Cosby, Cocke, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Susan McGaha
McKinley McGaha
James Isaac McGaha

Spouse & Children

  • Female1842–1900Female

  • McKinley McGaha




  • James Isaac McGaha


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World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 4

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.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 20

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Eachaidh ( see McGaffey ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Susan Mcgaha in household of James I Mcgaha, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Susanah Mc Gaha in household of Isaac Mc Gaha, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Mcgahey in household of Isreal Mcgahey, "United States Census, 1850"

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