Sarah Twiss

29 September 1715–6 July 1808 (Age 92)
Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Twiss was born on 29 September 1715, in Topsfield, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Peter Twiss Jr., was 34 and her mother, Sarah Nurse, was 34. She married Joseph Gould II on 16 July 1735, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 July 1808, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gould II
1685–1785
Sarah Twiss
1715–1808
Marriage: 16 July 1735
Daniel Gould
1735–1850
Sarah Gould
1743–1818
Mary Gould
1751–1851
Gideon Gould
1762–

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1735Salem, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America
  • Children

    (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

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    World Events (4)

    1776
    Age 61
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · Fort Lee Built
    Age 61
    Fort Lee was built in 1776. It is historic to the American Revolution but was also used during the War of 1812 and American Civil War. It is a unique design called earthwork meaning the fort is basically built out of a mound of dirt.
    1788 · The First Presidential Election
    Age 73
    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (mainly Lancashire):habitational name from Twiss in Lancashire, named from Old English (ge)twis ‘forking’, used as a noun to mean ‘fork in a river’.variant of Twist .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Twist

    Sources (15)

    • Sarah Good in entry for Joseph Good, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Sarah Twiss, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910"
    • Sarah Gould in entry for Daniel Gould, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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