Susan Foster Hinckley

18 June 1824–26 May 1905 (Age 80)
Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States

The Life of Susan Foster

When Susan Foster Hinckley was born on 18 June 1824, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, her father, Samuel Hinckley, was 24 and her mother, Margaret Randall, was 26. She married William Whitmore II on 19 August 1846, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bowdoinham, Lincoln, Maine, United States in 1850. She died on 26 May 1905, in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Whitmore II
1810–1890
Susan Foster Hinckley
1824–1905
Marriage: 19 August 1846
George William Whitmore
1848–1850
Joseph B. Whitmore
1850–1851
Margeritt H. Whitmore
1852–1854
Theresa C. Whitmore
1854–
Susan Emily Whitmore
1856–1942
Whitmore
1864–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1846
Bowdoinham, Sagadahoc, Maine, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1800–1860Male

    Margaret Randall

    Female1797–1855Female

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

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.
1832 · Calais Branch is Chartered

Age 8

The State of Maine chartered the Calais Railway in 1832, one of the first railway charters to be granted by the state. Construction was very long, as the project was reorganized, abandoned, transferred to other companies, and extended several times. It was finally completed in 1898.
1846

Age 22

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Leicestershire, so called from the Old English byname Hȳnca (a derivative of Hūn ‘bear-cub’) + Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Susan F Whitmore in household of William Whitmore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Susan Whitmore in household of William Whitmore, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Susan F Whitmore in household of William Whitmore, "United States Census, 1880"

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