Sarah Jane Canter

Brief Life History of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Canter was born in 1837, in Benedict, Charles, Maryland, United States, her father, Henry V. Canter, was 42 and her mother, Sarah Anne Hickey, was 38. She married Richard Henry Lamar on 20 December 1866. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Bryantown, Charles, Maryland, United States in 1900 and District 8 Bryantown, Charles, Maryland, United States in 1910. She died on 15 December 1914, at the age of 77, and was buried in Oldfields Episcopal Chapel Cemetery, Hughesville, Charles, Maryland, United States.

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Richard Henry Lamar
Sarah Jane Canter
Marriage: 20 December 1866
Sarah Isabella Lamar
Mary E. Lamar
Annie Lee Lamar
Bernice Estelle Lamar

Sources (5)

  • Sarah J Samar in household of Richard Samar, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Jane Canter in household of Henry Canter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Canter in household of Henry Canter, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)


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


Historical Boundaries 1853: Charles, Maryland, United States


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

Name Meaning

English (Middlesex, of Norman origin): variant of Cantor .

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Kanter and perhaps also of Kantor .

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

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