Susan Wheeler Decatur

Birth
Norfolk, Norfolk City, Virginia, USA
Death 21 Jul 1850 (aged 73–74)
District of Columbia, USA
Burial Georgetown, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA
Memorial ID 83620720 · View Source
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The widowed wife of U.S. Naval war hero Stephen Decatur. Her grave was rediscovered when in 1931, construction workers found the graveyard amongst the weeds and debris from many years of neglect.

One source says her remains were removed to Holy Rood for a time but today she rests near her husband in Philadelphia:

Susan


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  • Created by: Fred Sanford
  • Added: 17 Jan 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 83620720
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Susan Wheeler Decatur (1776–21 Jul 1850), Find A Grave Memorial no. 83620720, citing Holy Trinity Cemetery #2, Georgetown, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, USA ; Maintained by Fred Sanford (contributor 46577478) .