Susan Belle Desumke

17 June 1885–26 October 1962 (Age 77)
Atascosa, Bexar, Texas, United States

The Life of Susan Belle

When Susan Belle Desumke was born on 17 June 1885, in Atascosa, Bexar, Texas, United States, her father, John Equal Desmuke, was 34 and her mother, Huldah Caruthers, was 34. She married Samuel Pierce Langley on 8 April 1906, in Frio, Texas, United States. She lived in Justice Precinct 3, Atascosa, Texas, United States in 1900 and Atascosa, Texas, United States for about 30 years. She died on 26 October 1962, in Pleasanton, Atascosa, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Charlotte, Atascosa, Texas, United States.

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Samuel Pierce Langley
Susan Belle Desumke
Marriage: 8 April 1906

Spouse and Children

8 April 1906
Frio, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Huldah Caruthers




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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 9

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 21

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

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Sources (3)

  • Susie Desmke in household of John E Desmke, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sue Langley in household of Sam P Langley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Susie Langley in household of Sam Langley, "United States Census, 1930"

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