Sarah, Sally Van Dorn

Female2 August 1783–18 September 1829

Brief Life History of Sarah Sally

When Sarah, Sally Van Dorn was born on 2 August 1783, in Perth Amboy, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, her father, William Van Dorn Sr., was 19 and her mother, Mary Chasey, was 27. She married Titus Watson on 26 November 1804, in Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She died on 18 September 1829, in Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Troy Township, Richland, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Titus Watson
Sarah, Sally Van Dorn
Marriage: 26 November 1804
Mary Ann Watson
Clarissa Watson
Martha Watson
Sophia Watson
Joan Merrill Watson
William Titus Watson

Sources (1)

  • Sarah Van Dorn Watson, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 November 1804Ballston, Saratoga, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 3

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.


    Age 8

    Historical Boundaries 1791: Saratoga, New York, United States

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 14

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Vietnamese Anh, Thanh, Hung, Minh, Vinh, Dung, Hue, Huong, Lan, Quang, Tan, Thuy, Hong, Chi, Hang, Ho, Pok, Sang, Bai, Chin, Ching, Chu, Chuan, Dong.

    Vietnamese (Vạn): from the Chinese surname 萬, see Wan 1.

    Vietnamese (Văn): from the Chinese surnames 文 or 聞, see Wen 2 and 3, and also 5 below.

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

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