Susannah Livengood

9 May 1845–7 May 1902 (Age 56)
Davidson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Susannah

When Susannah Livengood was born on 9 May 1845, in Davidson, North Carolina, United States, her father, Christian Livengood III, was 43 and her mother, Christina Shoaf, was 40. She married William Augustus Sowers about 1861, in North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lexington, Davidson, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Middleton Township, Lafayette, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 7 May 1902, in Waverly, Lafayette, Missouri, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Waverly, Lafayette, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Augustus Sowers
1842–1917
Susannah Livengood
1845–1902
Marriage: about 1861
Hiram Lafayette Sowers
1862–1939
Henrietta Regina Sowers
1866–1945
James Clay Sowers
1869–1892
Martha Isabella Sowers
1871–1957
Ida Mae Sowers
1874–1934
William Walter Sowers
1877–1954
Myrtle Goldie Sowers
1880–1951
Early J. Lee Sowers
1882–1904
Russell Payton Sowers
1885–1952

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1861
North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Hiram Lafayette Sowers

    Male1862–1939Male

    Female1866–1945Female

    James Clay Sowers

    Male1869–1892Male

    Female1871–1957Female

    Ida Mae Sowers

    Female1874–1934Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Christian Livengood III

    Male1801–1849Male

    Christina Shoaf

    Female1805–Female

siblings

(10)

    Belinda Livengood

    Female1824–1843Female

    Polly Livengood

    Female1828–1842Female

    Katherine Livengood

    Female1829–1842Female

    David Shoaf Livengood

    Male1830–1906Male

    Adam Livengood

    Male1832–1909Male

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 8

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 17

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Liebengut or Leibengut ( see Levengood ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susannah Livingood in household of Chistena Livingood, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susannah Levengood in household of Elias Livengood, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Susan Sowers in household of William Sowers, "United States Census, 1870"

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