Sarah Jane Canter

1837–15 December 1914 (Age 78)
Benedict, Charles, Maryland, United States

The Life 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, 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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Family Time Line

Richard Henry Lamar
1845–1914
Sarah Jane Canter
1837–1914
Marriage: 20 December 1866
Sarah Isabella Lamar
1868–1932
Mary E. Lamar
1875–
Annie L. Lamar
1869–1910
Bernice Estelle Lamar
1874–1941

Spouse and Children

    Richard Henry Lamar

    Male1845–1914Male

    Female1837–1914Female

MARRIAGE
20 December 1866
children

(4)

    Sarah Isabella Lamar

    Female1868–1932Female

    Annie L. Lamar

    Female1869–1910Female

    Bernice Estelle Lamar

    Female1874–1941Female

    Mary E. Lamar

    Female1875–Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 9

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 26

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 26

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an agent derivative of Anglo-Norman French cant ‘song’, applied as an occupational name for a singer in a chantry or a nickname for someone who had a good voice or who sang a lot.2 Americanized spelling of Kanter or Kantor .

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

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Sources (3)

  • 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"

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