Susannah Price Armstrong

16 July 1831–7 January 1873 (Age 41)
Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Susannah Price

When Susannah Price Armstrong was born on 16 July 1831, in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, George Washington Armstrong, was 21 and her mother, Julia Ann Price, was 20. She married Henry Woodville Wilson on 29 December 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 7 January 1873, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 41, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Woodville Wilson
Susannah Price Armstrong
Marriage: 29 December 1856
Julia Matilda Wilson
Mary Susannah Wilson
Alice Leona Wilson
Marie Sonoma Wilson
George Henry Wilson
John Miles Wilson
William Albert Wilson
Lydia Malissa Wilson
Eunice Diantha Wilson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 December 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1832 · First Peach Orchard Planted
    Age 1
    "Isaac Reeves is credited with being Delaware's first farmer to plant over 30 acres of peaches near the city of New Castle. In over ten years, he would expand his crop to over a hundred acres. His success prompted others to plant orchards in Kent and Sussex counties. This gave the state the nickname the """"Peach State"""" for awhile."
    Age 15
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (mainly Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): nickname from Middle English arm + strang, for someone who was ‘strong in the arm’.Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O'Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’.History: This surname was brought to PA, NJ, and NH in the 18th century by several different families of northern Irish and northern English Protestants. One such was James Armstrong, who emigrated from Fermanagh to Cumberland County, PA, in 1745; another was John Armstrong (1720–95), who settled in Carlisle, PA, c. 1748.

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

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    Story Highlight


                Susannah Armstrong was born 16 July 1831 in Wilmington, New Castle, Delaware to George Washington and Julia Ann Price Armstrong.             Her mother, Julia Ann Price was born 5 August 1 …

    Sources (18)

    • Susanna Wilson in household of Hy W Wilson, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Susannah Armstrong in entry for Lydia Wilson Mckendrick, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Susanna Willson in household of Henry Willson, "United States Census, 1870"

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