Sarah Jane Beach

Female24 December 1838–21 June 1914

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Beach was born on 24 December 1838, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Parnell Beach, was 30 and her mother, Sarah Stickney Barker, was 24. She married William Edwin Upham on 15 July 1863, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She died on 21 June 1914, in Weston, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 75.

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William Edwin Upham
Sarah Jane Beach
Marriage: 15 July 1863
William Parnell Upham
Henry Sherman Upham

Sources (17)

  • Sarah Upham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah J. Beach, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Sarah Jane Upham, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 July 1863Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)


    Age 8

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

    1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

    Age 22

    Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860


    Age 25

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

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English beche ‘beech-tree’ (Old English bēce) or Middle English beche ‘stream’ (Old English bæce). Middle English beche may be from Old English bēce ‘beech’ or bæce ‘stream’, and without further evidence it is impossible to distinguish these in Middle English.

    Americanized form of Alsatian and German Bitsch: habitational name from Bitche (German Bitsch) in Alsace and Lorraine, at the foot of the northern slope of the Vosges.

    Americanized form of German (mainly Hesse) Bitsch: unexplained.

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

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