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Susannah SMITH

Female 1816 - 1891  (75 years)


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  • Name Susannah SMITH 
    Born 11 May 1816  Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 30 Jun 1816  Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Burial Millerburg Cemetery, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Name Susan SMITH 
    Name Susanna SMITH 
    Died 20 Dec 1891  Lee County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Millersburg Cemetery, Des Moines County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • (1) The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of March 22, 2010, Batch No.: C165192, Dates: 1813 - 1847, Source Call No.: 1469619 IT 2, Type: Film, Printout Call No.: 6906682, Type: Film, Sheet: 00

      SUSAN SMITH
      Female

      Event(s):
      Christening: 30 JUN 1816 Westerham, Kent, England

      Parents:
      Father: JOHN SMITH
      Mother: SARAH

      (2) Susanna MARCHANT is listed in a household headed by her husband, William MARCHANT, in the 1841 census of Bessells Green, Chevening Parish, Kent, England. The census was taken on the night of June 6, 1841. In the 1841 census, ages of people over 15 years old were usually rounded down to the nearest 5 years. Therefore, someone who was actually 24 years would have his or her age listed as 20, and someone who was actually 27 years old would have his or her age listed as 25.

      Susanna is listed in the 1841 census as a person who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1841 census, she was born in about 1816. According to the 1841 census, she was born in Kent, England.

      (3) Susanna MARCHANT is listed in the Register of Baptisms in the Parish of Chevening, Kent, England, as of July 4, 1841, in Baptism Record No. 641, as the mother of Henry MARCHANT and the wife of William MARCHANT. According to this record, Susanna's abode was Chevening.

      (4) Susannah MARCHANT is listed in the Register of Baptisms in the Parish of Chevening, Kent, England, as of September 24, 1843, in Baptism Record No. 693, as the mother of Grace MARCHANT and the wife of William MARCHANT. According to this record, Susannah's abode was Chevening.

      (5) Susannah MARCHANT is listed in a household headed by her husband, William MARCHANT, in the 1851 census of Maidstone, Kent, England. The census was taken as of March 30, 1851.

      Susannah is listed in the 1851 census as a person who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1851 census, she was born in about 1816. According to the 1851 census, she was born in Westerham, Kent, England.

      (6) New York Passenger Lists, 1851-1891 [database online], Provo, UT: MyFamily.com, Inc., 2003:

      Name: Susannah Marchant
      Arrival Date: 12 Aug 1852
      Estimated Birth Year: 1816
      Age: 36
      Gender: Female
      Port of Departure: London, England
      Destination: United States of America
      Place of Origin: England
      Ship Name: American Congress
      Port of Arrival: New York
      Line: 4
      Microfilm Roll: 118
      List Number: 1146

      (7) Susan MERCHAT is listed in a household headed by her husband, William MERCHAT, in the 1860 census of the 3rd Ward of Toledo, Lucas County, OH. [The compiler believes that Susan was Susannah (SMITH) MARCHANT.]

      According to the 1860 census, Susan was then 44 years of age; therefore, according to the 1860 census, she was born in about 1816. According to the 1860 census, she was born in England.

      (8) The compiler has not found Susannah MARCHANT in the 1870 census.

      (9) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1858-1874):

      Mrs. Susanna MARCHANT was "bcc" [baptized, confirmed and a communicant].

      Mrs. Susanna MARCHANT, communicant no. 285, transferred her membership to this church from St. John's Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH in 1870.

      (10) Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH, Baptisms, Marriages & Burials; Also Confirmations & Communicants (1874-1891):

      Mrs. Susanna MARCHANT, communicant no. 210, removed to IA in 09/1876.

      (11) Susan MARCHANT is listed in a household headed by her husband, William MARCHANT, in the 1880 census of Pleasant Grove Township, Des Moines County, IA.

      According to the 1880 census, Susan was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1880 census, she was born in about 1818. According to the 1880 census, she was born in England, and both of her parents were born in England.

      [Note by compiler: It appears that beginning with the 1880 census, Susannah (SMITH) MARCHANT began to claim that she was younger than she actually was.]

      (12) http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadesmoi/Toomstone/PleasantGrove/millersburg. htm:

      Millersburg Cemetery, Pleasant Grove Township

      [Note by Compiler: According to the Geographic Names Information System of the U.S. Geological Survey, the name of the cemetery is Millerburg, not Millersburg.]

      MARCHANT, SUSIE ANNIE May 11, 1821 - December 20, 1891 WIFE OF WILLIAM

      [Note by compiler: Based upon the bulk of the evidence set forth in these notes, it appears that Susie Annie's birth year was probably 1816, rather than 1821, as shown on her tombstone.]
    Person ID I75  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 

    Father John SMITH,   b. Abt 1794, Westerham, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Sarah WATKINS,   b. England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 6 Jun 1841 
    Relationship natural 
    Family ID F754  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family William MARCHANT, Jr.,   b. Bef 17 Jan 1814, Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1888, Tecumseh, Johnson County, NE Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 74 years) 
    Married 7 Mar 1840  Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. William MARCHANT, III,   b. 9 Dec 1856, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1858, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)  [natural]
     2. Emily MARCHANT,   b. Nov 1851, Maidstone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 2 Jan 1920  (Age ~ 68 years)  [natural]
     3. John William MARCHANT,   b. Dec 1860, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Sep 1934, Mt. Pleasant, Henry County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years)  [natural]
     4. Clara Elizabeth MARCHANT,   b. 23 Aug 1857, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1931, Martinsburg, Keokuk County, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  [natural]
     5. Susannah MARCHANT,   b. 20 Oct 1849, Maidstone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Mar 1935, Enid, Garfield County, OK Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years)  [natural]
     6. Grace MARCHANT,   b. Bef 24 Sep 1843, Chevening, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Mar 1851, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 7 years)  [natural]
     7. Henry MARCHANT,   b. Abt 5 Jun 1841, Chevening, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Mar 1866, Toledo, Lucas County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)  [natural]
     8. Amelia K. MARCHANT,   b. 29 Sep 1847, Maidstone, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Dec 1943, La Grande, Union County, OR Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years)  [natural]
     9. Martha MARCHANT,   b. Bef 15 Jun 1845, Sevenoaks, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1928, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age > 82 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 9 Aug 2018 11:01:14 
    Family ID F743  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) The Church of JesusChrist of Latter-day Saints, International Genealogical Index ®, Copyright © 1980, 2002, data as of March 22, 2010, Batch No.: M012506, Type: Film: William Marchant Male Parents: Father: William Marchant Marriages: Spouse: Susannah Smith Marriage: 07 MAR 1840 Sevenoaks, Kent, England.