Susanna Firman

19 November 1804–4 March 1884 (Age 79)
Barnham Broom, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Susanna

When Susanna Firman was born on 19 November 1804, in Barnham Broom, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Firman, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Sands, was 26. She married James Todd on 17 July 1828, in Finningham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Gislingham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Elmstead, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1851. She died on 4 March 1884, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Todd
Susanna Firman
Marriage: 17 July 1828
Robert Sands Todd
Mary Ann Todd
George Todd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 July 1828Finningham, Suffolk, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 4
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Firmin .Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): occupational name for a carter, from Yiddish dialect fir ‘vehicle, cart’ + man ‘man’ (compare Furman 1).

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

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    Susannah Matilda Firman

    Susannah Firman - 19 November 1804 - 4 March 1884 Susannah was born November 19, 1804 in the Barnham Broom Parish, Norfolk, England. Her parents were Robert Firman and Elizabeth Sands. She …

    Sources (15)

    • Susanna Firman, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Susan Todd in household of James Todd, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Susanna Fervin in entry for George Todd, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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