Sarah Elizabeth Weiser


Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Weiser was born in 1847, in Delaware, Ohio, United States, her father, John E. Weiser, was 32 and her mother, Nancy Foust, was 27. She married Samuel Spitsnagle on 9 March 1864, in Putnam, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States. She lived in Scioto, Delaware, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Perry Township, Putnam, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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Samuel Spitsnagle
Sarah Elizabeth Weiser
Marriage: 9 March 1864

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Weiser in household of John E Weiser, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Wiser, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Sarah E Weiser in household of John E Weiser, "United States Census, 1850"

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  • Marriage
    9 March 1864Putnam, Zanesville, Muskingum, Ohio, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

    Age 13

    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


    Age 16

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

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 34

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning


    nickname meaning ‘wise man’, from an agent derivative of Middle High German wīsen ‘to teach’.

    variant of Weisser . Compare Wiser .

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

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