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 Susan <I>Buffington</I> Nighswonger

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Susan Buffington Nighswonger

  • Birth 1794 Gallia County, Ohio, USA
  • Death 13 Jan 1870 Sparland, Marshall County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Sparland, Marshall County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 41097413

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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Our Mother
Wife of
Reason Nighswonger
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 "

Gravesite Details Photos taken by Cal Buffington - He used Shaving Creme & Squeegee to enhance letters.





  • Created by: Glenda Nighswonger
  • Added: 24 Aug 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 41097413
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Susan Buffington Nighswonger (1794–13 Jan 1870), Find A Grave Memorial no. 41097413, citing Nighswonger Cemetery, Sparland, Marshall County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Glenda Nighswonger (contributor 47170704) .