Sarah Jane Neese

13 February 1837–26 June 1858 (Age 21)
Owen, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Neese was born on 13 February 1837, in Owen, Indiana, United States, her father, Washington Columbus Neese Sr., was 20 and her mother, Leah Anderson, was 18. She married Perlonzo Bell on 17 August 1854, in Webster, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Jackson Township, Owen, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 26 June 1858, in Hamilton, Iowa, United States, at the age of 21, and was buried in Neese Cemetery, Homer, Hamilton, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Perlonzo Bell
1833–1902
Sarah Jane Neese
1837–1858
Marriage: 17 August 1854
James Monroe Bell
1855–1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 August 1854Webster, Iowa, United States
  • Children

    (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (6)

    1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy
    Age 4
    The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
    1846
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1846
    Age 9
    Iowa is the 29th state.

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois (see McNeese ).North German: from a short form of the female personal name Agnes .German: habitational name from Neese (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania).

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

    Possible Related Names

    McNeese
    Nacey

    Sources (11)

    • Sarah J Nease in household of Washington Nease, "United States Census, 1850"
    • S.J. Neece, "Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992"
    • Sarah Neese in entry for James Monroe Bell, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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