Susannah Hodgson

about 1817–19 January 1884 (Age 67)
Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Susannah

Susannah Hodgson was born about 1817, in Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Jonathan Hodgson and Elizabeth Gregory. She married Joseph Bown on 8 September 1840, in Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States for about 10 years and Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1880. She died on 19 January 1884, in New Britain, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bown
Susannah Hodgson
Marriage: 8 September 1840
Alfred Augustus Bown
Charles Bown
Ophelia Bown
Euphrosnia Bown

Spouse and Children

8 September 1840
Earl Shilton, Leicestershire, England, United Kingdom


    Alfred Augustus Bown


    Ophelia Bown


    Charles Bown


    Euphrosnia Bown


Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Hodgson


    Elizabeth Gregory




World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 16

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 18

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.

Name Meaning

English (northern): patronymic from Hodge .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susannah Boron in household of Ralph Bernham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susannah Bown in household of Joseph Bown, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Susanna Bown, "United States Census, 1860"

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