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Susan Buffington Nighswonger
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Birth: 1794
Gallia County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan. 13, 1870
Sparland
Marshall County
Illinois, USA

She was born, lived, married on BUFFINGTON Island, in the Ohio River. Her parents were Joel & Elizabeth LOGAN BUFFINGTON. She married Reason NIGHSWONGER. They had 9 children. They traveled down the Ohio to Shawnee Town IL. Where their son Abraham was born. From there on down the Ohio to the Mississippi River, up river to Illinois River to area of Naples to Chambersburg IL. Susan traveled with her Married children to Marshall Co. She is buried in NIGHSWONGER Cemetery of Marshall Co. 
 
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 Parents:
  Joel Buffington (1744 - 1821)
 
 Spouse:
  Reason Nighswonger (1792 - 1842)*
 
 Children:
  Solomon Nighswonger (1813 - 1886)*
  Peter Nighswonger (1817 - 1897)*
  Reason Nighswonger (1819 - 1904)*
  Magdeline Nighswonger Rickart (1821 - 1908)*
  Abraham Nighswonger (1823 - 1885)*
  Mason Nighswonger (1826 - 1895)*
  Asa Nighswonger (1828 - 1914)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Buffington (1773 - 1854)*
  Joseph X. Buffington (1776 - 1849)*
  Abraham Buffington (1784 - 1861)*
  Susan Buffington Nighswonger (1794 - 1870)
  Mary Magdalena Buffington DeWitt (1797 - 1886)*
  Richard Buffington (1797 - 1840)*
  Asa Buffington (1799 - 1834)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Our Mother
Susan
Wife of
Reason Nighswonger
Died
Jan 13, 1870
In the 78th Year
of her age.

" Rest, Mother, rest in quiet sleep,
while friends in sorrow o'er thee weep
And here their heartfelt offerings bring
And near thy requiem sing "
 
Note: Photos taken by Cal Buffington - He used Shaving Creme & Squeegee to enhance letters.
 
Burial:
Nighswonger Cemetery
Sparland
Marshall County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Glenda Nighswonger
Record added: Aug 24, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41097413
Susan <i>Buffington</i> Nighswonger
Added by: Lainey
 
Susan <i>Buffington</i> Nighswonger
Added by: Glenda Nighswonger
 
Susan <i>Buffington</i> Nighswonger
Added by: Glenda Nighswonger
 
 
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Rest in peace Susan.
- The Closet Skeleton Genealogical Society
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012
With gratitude for such a rich legacy - your gggg-grandson
- Chris Nighswonger
 Added: Aug. 31, 2012
Dear AncestorYour tombstone standsamong the restNeglected and aloneThe name and date arechiseled outOn polished marble stoneit reaches out to all whocareIt is too late to mournYou did not know that IexistYou did not know that IexistYou did not know that I...(Read more)
- Glenda Nighswonger
 Added: Aug. 24, 2009
 
 
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