Sarah Jane Hawley

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Hawley was born on 22 January 1828, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Oliver Hawley, was 28 and her mother, Anna Parsons Coy, was 28. She married Edwin Hunt Andrews on 21 September 1850, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Connecticut, United States in 1870 and Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1900. She died in 1906, at the age of 78, and was buried in Green Cemetery, Glastonbury Center, Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Edwin Hunt Andrews
Sarah Jane Hawley
Marriage: 21 September 1850
Lilian J. Andrews

Sources (13)

  • Sarah Andrews in household of Edwin H Andrews, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah J. Hawley, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Sarah Hawley Andrews (1826 - 1906) - Find A Grave Memorial

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World Events (8)

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost place called Hawley in Sheffield (Yorkshire). The placename derives from Old Norse haugr ‘hill, burial mound’ + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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