Sarah Akers

New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Akers was born in 1796, in New Hampshire, United States, her father, Benjamin W Shattuck Jr, was 19 and her mother, Sarah "Sallie" Acres, was 22. She married Jonathan Shattuck on 19 July 1821, in Bethlehem, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters.

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Jonathan Shattuck
Sarah Akers
Marriage: 19 July 1821
Sarah A Shattuck
Julia M Shattuck
Polly Shattuck
Caroline A. Shattuck
Benjamin F Shattuck
Nancy W Shattuck
Ede Elizabeth Shattuck
Samuel Shattuck

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World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 4
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital
Age 12
In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 34
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.

Name Meaning

English, Dutch, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): topographic name for someone living by a piece of arable land, from the plural or genitive singular of Middle English aker ‘acre’, i.e. arable land.

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

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Sources (20)

  • Sarah Shaddock in household of Jonathan Shaddock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Shattuck in entry for Sarah Elliott, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"
  • Sarah in entry for Benjamin Shattuck, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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