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Susan Thornton (Glassell) Patton (1835 - 1883)

Susan Thornton Patton formerly Glassell
Born in Madison, Virginia, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married 8 Nov 1855 in Richmond, Virginiamap
Descendants descendants
Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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When Susan Thornton Glassell was born on March 21, 1835, her father, Andrew, was 42, and her mother, Susanna, was 31. She married George Smith Patton and they had four children together. She then married Col George Hugh Smith and they had three children together. She died on November 16, 1883, in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 48, and was buried in Inglewood, California.

After the death of George Smith Patton Sr. in 1864 during the Third Battle of Winchester, Susan remarried George Hugh Smith on 1 Jun 1870 in Los Angeles, California. [1]

Susan Thornton passed away on 16 Nov 1883 in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California. She is buried in Inglewood Cemetery located in Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California. [2]

United States Federal Census Reports

  • United States Census - 1870. In Household of George H Smith: George H/age 36, Susan/age 35, George S/age 13, Ellen/age 12, Glassell/age 10, Susan/age 6. [3]
  • United States Census - 1880. In Household of George H Smith: George H/age 46, Susan/age 45, Anna/age 9, Ellinal/age 6, George/age 23, Andrew/age 19, Susan G/16, Gun Wo/age 30. [4]


U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current Name Susan Thornton Smith Maiden Name Glassell Birth Date 21 Mar 1835 Birth Place Madison County, Virginia, United States of America Death Date 16 Nov 1883 Death Place Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America Cemetery Inglewood Park Cemetery Burial or Cremation Place Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, United States of America Has Bio? Y Father Andrew Glassell Spouse George Hugh Smith Children George Smith Patton URL


  1. "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 4 August 2017), George H Smith and Susan G Patton, 01 Jun 1870; citing Los Angeles, California, United States, county courthouses, California; FHL microfilm 1,033,132.
  2. Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed 17 September 2017), memorial page for Susan Thornton Glassell Smith (21 Mar 1835–16 Nov 1883), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16306513, citing Inglewood Park Cemetery, Inglewood, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Randy (contributor 46846747).
  3. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), George S Patton in household of George H Smith, California, United States; citing p. 72, family 703, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 545,572.
  4. "United States Census, 1880," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 26 August 2017), Susan Smith in household of George H Smith, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States; citing enumeration district ED 23, sheet 187A, NARA microfilm publication T9 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 0067; FHL microfilm 1,254,067.

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