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Susan (Howland) Aspinwall (1779 - 1852)

Susan Aspinwall formerly Howland
Born in Norwich, New London, Connecticut Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 27 Nov 1803 in New York City, New York County, New York, United Statesmap
Descendants descendants
Died at age 73 in New York City, New York, New York, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 19 Nov 2008
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This profile is part of the Howland Name Study.
Parents: Joseph Howland (1749-1836), Lydia (Bill) Aspinwall (1753-1838).


Spouse: John Aspinwall (1774-1847).


  1. Margaret Elizabeth (Aspinwall) Hodge (1804-1866),
  2. Emily Phillips (Aspinwall) Woolsey (1806-1891),
  3. William Henry Aspinwall (1807-1875),
  4. Mary Rebecca (Aspinwall) Roosevelt (1809-1886),
  5. Louisa Edgar Aspinwall (1811-1871),
  6. George Woolsey Aspinwall (1814-1854),
  7. John Lloyd Aspinwall (1816-1873).


Susan Howland Aspinwall (widow of John) died on Dec 21, 1852 in New York City, NY.[1]


  • Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, USA., Plot: Lot 2076 Sec 21.[2]


  1. Barber, Gertrude A., comp. Deaths taken from the "Brooklyn Eagle." Volumes 1-27. n.p.: n.p., 1963-66. Barber, Gertrude A., comp. Deaths taken from the New York Evening Post. Volumes 1-54. n.p.: n.p., 1933-47.
  2. Find A Grave, #88376473
  • Cemetery Transcriptions from the NEHGS Manuscript Collections, (2002), Page 216640, New England Historic Genealogical Society (Online Database).
  • Family Data Collection - Births, Birth record for Susan Howland, (Online Database).
  • New York, Death Newspaper Extracts, 1801-1890 (Barber Collection), New York Evening Post, 07 DEC 1852, Obituary for Susan Aspinwall, (Online Database).
  • Aspinwall, Algernon Aikin, comp., The Aspinwall Genealogy, Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Company (1901), 74, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
  • Bill, Ledyard, History of the Bill Family, New York: Alvord Printer(1867), 176-177, Internet Archive (Digital Library).
  • Johnson, Alvin Page, Franklin D. Roosevelt's Colonial Ancestors: Their Part in the Making of American History, Boston: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard (1933), 83, Heritage Quest (Digital Library).
  • Roberts, Gary Boyd, The Royal Descents of 600 Immigrants to the American Colonies or the United States, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. (2008), 184, 308.
  • Roberts, Gary Boyd, comp., Ancestors of American Presidents, Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society (2009), 430, 446, 450, 455, 469.
  • The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society, New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1942, Vol. 73, No. 3, pp. 159-166 and accompanying chart.
  • Whittelsey, Charles Barney, The Roosevelt Genealogy 1649-1902, Hartford, Connecticut: J. B. Burr and Company (1902), 57.
  • Wikipedia, "Isaac Roosevelt (businessman)", (accessed 10/04/2011).

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Looks Susan Howland has the following relationships to US Presidents.

1. Susan Howland is a 3rd great grand-daughter of John "Mayflower" Howland. 2. Susan Howland is a great grandmother of the 32nd U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. 3. Susan Howland is a 5th cousin 4 times removed of the 37th U.S. President, Richard Milhous Nixon. 4. Susan Howland is a 5th cousin 6 times removed of the 38th U.S. President, Gerald Rudolph Ford. 5. Susan Howland is a 4th cousin 8 times removed of the 41st U.S. President, George Herbert Walker Bush. 6. Susan Howland is a 4th cousin 9 times removed of the 43rd U.S. President, George Walker Bush.

posted by Richard Piepho
test to see if this goes through a merge.
posted by Tom Bredehoft

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