Sarah Maria Barrows

13 May 1833–7 January 1908 (Age 74)
Mondovi, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Sarah Maria

When Sarah Maria Barrows was born on 13 May 1833, in Mondovi, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Hiram Calvin Barrows Sr., was 25 and her mother, Naomi Leggett Wing, was 19. She married William Miles Otis on 6 January 1850, in Wilton, Wilton, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Naples, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. She died on 7 January 1908, in Eau Claire, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Oak Park Cemetery, Mondovi, Buffalo, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Miles Otis
Sarah Maria Barrows
Marriage: 6 January 1850
Clarence E Otis
Naomi Otis
Mariette Otis
Olive Annette Otis
Hiram Otis

Spouse and Children

6 January 1850
Wilton, Wilton, Saratoga, New York, United States


    Clarence E Otis


    Naomi Otis


    Mariette Otis


    Olive Annette Otis


    Hiram Otis


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 22

First settlers.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a grove ( see Barrow 1) or an ancient burial mound ( see Barrow 2).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah M Otis in household of William M Otis, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah M Borrows in entry for P W Earley, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, County Marriage Registers, 1853-1935"
  • Sarah M. Barrows in entry for P. W. Earley, "Virginia Marriages, 1785-1940"

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