Susannah Harris

14 February 1840–31 May 1917 (Age 77)
Bertrand, Berrien, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Susannah

When Susannah Harris was born on 14 February 1840, in Bertrand, Berrien, Michigan, United States, her father, John Harris, was 31 and her mother, Lovina Eiler, was 32. She married Clark Sirenus Fabun on 26 August 1856, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in California, United States in 1870 and Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900. She died on 31 May 1917, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Clark Sirenus Fabun
Susannah Harris
Marriage: 26 August 1856
Cyrenous Clark Fabun
Susanna Delphina "Della" Fabun
Gideon Smith " George" Fabun
Amasa Russell " Russ" Fabun
George Washington Fabun
Elsie Lovina Fabun
John Harris Fabun
Daniel Eiler Fabun

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 August 1856San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · The California Gold Rush
    Age 8
    On January 24, 1848, gold was found at Sutter’s Mill in Coloma, California, which began the California gold rush. In December of that same year, U.S. President James Polk announced the news to Congress. The news of gold lured thousands of “forty-niners” seeking fortune to California during 1849. Approximately 300,000 people relocated to California from all over the world during the gold rush years. It is estimated that the mined gold was worth tens of billions in today’s U.S. dollars. 
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (southern England and south Wales): from the personal name Harry + genitival -s. This surname is also established in Ireland, taken there principally during the Plantation of Ulster. However, in some cases, particularly in families coming from County Mayo, Harris can be an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hEarchadha. This surname is also very common among African Americans.American shortened and altered form of Greek surnames begining with Cha(r)-, such as Chasandrinos (variant of Kassandrinos, a habitational name from the Kassandra peninsula of Chalkidiki), and various patronymics from the personal name Charalampos (see Charos ). In North America, the surname Harris may possibly also originate from a transferred use of the Greek personal (given) name Charis or Harris (shortened forms of Charalampos) as a surname (i.e. as a replacement of the original surname).Americanized form of various like-sounding Jewish surnames.

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

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    Sources (27)

    • Susanna Harris in entry for George W Fabun, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Susan Fabun in household of Abner Blackburn, "United States Census, 1880"
    • S Fabun, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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