Susan Dotson

about 1830–
Muskingum, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Susan

When Susan Dotson was born about 1830, in Muskingum, Ohio, United States, her father, Joseph Dodson, was 36 and her mother, Margaret Justice, was 27.

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Joseph Dodson
Margaret Justice
Michael Dotson
Thomas Dotson
Annie Dotson
Susan Dotson
Isaiah Dotson
Joseph Dotson
Margaret Dotson
Joseph Dotson
Mary Ann Dotson
Francis Marion Dotson

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World Events (3)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 0
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · The Oregon Trail
Age 0
Many people started their 2,170-mile West trek to settle the land found by Louis and Clark. They used large-wheeled wagons to pack most of their belongings and were guided by trails that were made by the previous trappers and traders who walked the area. Over time the trail needed annual improvements to make the trip faster and safer. Most of Interstate 80 and 84 cover most of the ground that was the original trail.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
Age 6
On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

Name Meaning

English (Cornwall): variant of Dodson , with devoicing of the second consonant. Alternatively, the name may be a variant of Dutson , another variant of Dodson with devoicing of the second consonant before voiceless /s/.

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

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