Sara M. Draper

16 April 1840–April 1933 (Age 92)
Floyd, Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States

The Life of Sara M.

When Sara M. Draper was born on 16 April 1840, in Floyd, Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States, her father, James D. Draper, was 33 and her mother, Betsey Clark, was 30. She married Robert E. Roberts in 1868, in Floyd, Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Steuben, Steuben, Oneida, New York, United States in 1880 and Utica, Oneida, New York, United States for about 20 years. She died in April 1933, in Oneida, New York, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

Robert E. Roberts
Sara M. Draper
Marriage: 1868
David Roberts
Anna E. Roberts
Gennie Roberts
Sarah May Roberts
Robert Ellis Roberts

Spouse and Children

    Robert E. Roberts



Floyd, Floyd, Oneida, New York, United States


    David Roberts


    Anna E. Roberts


    Gennie Roberts


    Sarah May Roberts



Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 6

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

Age 23

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

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English and Irish: occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, Anglo-Norman French draper (Old French drapier, an agent derivative of drap ‘cloth’). The surname was introduced to Ulster in the 17th century. Draperstown in County Londonderry was named for the London Company of Drapers, which was allocated the land in the early 17th century.

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

Story Highlight

OSWEGO DAILY TIMES Friday, Sept 4, 1896 www:// MEXICO, Sept. 3.—Miss Annie E. Roberts, daughter of the late Robert E Roberts and Sarah M. Roberts, died at her mother's home in Mexico …

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Draper in household of James Draper, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah in household of James F Booth, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah M Draper in household of James Draper, "United States Census, 1850"

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