Ann Susanna Stowers

1764–1842 (Age 77)
Union, Union, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Ann Susanna

When Ann Susanna Stowers was born on 20 August 1764, in Union, Louisiana, United States, her father, Thomas Stowers, was -2 and her mother, Sarah Butler, was 22. She married Nicholas Rochester on 20 August 1778, in Union, Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Union, South Carolina, United States in 1840. She died in 1842, in Union, Union, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Walhalla, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ann Susanna Stowers
1764–1842
Nicholas Rochester
1752–1831
Marriage: 20 August 1778
William Nathaniel Rochester
1780–1850
Reuben Rochester
1786–1815
Nathaniel Rochester
1789–1862
Susanna Rochester
1791–
Nancy Ann Rochester
1793–1840
Asbury Rochester
1795–1840
Allen Rochester
1796–1837
Elizabeth Rochester
1799–
Sarah Ann Rochester
1801–1842
John Rochester
1804–1840

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 August 1778
Union, Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States
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World Events (8)

1776

Age 12

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 12

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 22

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English:1. patronymic from an Old Swedish personal name, Sture. 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the Stour river in Essex.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ann Rochester, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Anna Susanna Stowers Rochester, "Find A Grave Index"
  • South Carolina, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1790-1890

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