Susan Hershey

1800–1879 (Age 79)
Bertie Bay, Welland, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Susan

When Susan Hershey was born in 1800, in Bertie Bay, Welland, Ontario, Canada, her father, Abraham Hershey, was 30 and her mother, Margaret Garber, was 29. She married Jacob Baxter on 22 December 1830, in Bertie Bay, Welland, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 18 January 1879, in her hometown, at the age of 79, and was buried in Fort Erie, Bertie, Welland, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Baxter
Susan Hershey
Marriage: 22 December 1830
Margaret Baxter
Susanna Baxter
Jacob Baxter
Margaret Baxter
Dr. Benjamin Baxter
Edway Baxter

Spouse and Children

22 December 1830
Bertie Bay, Welland, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (2)

1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 67

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Age 69


Name Meaning

1 Jewish (American): Americanized form of various like-sounding Ashkenazic Jewish names, see for example Hershkowitz .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Hercé or Hercy in Mayenne, France.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Susanna Hershey in entry for Edwy Baxter, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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