Sarah Cazier

1761–1795 (Age 34)
New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Cazier was born in 1761, in New Castle, New Castle, Delaware, United States, her father, John Cazier, was 47 and her mother, Rebecca Van Bibber, was 43. She died on 4 April 1795, in New Castle, Delaware, United States, at the age of 34.

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John Cazier
Rebecca Van Bibber
Jacob Cazier
Henry Cazier
John Cazier
Mary Cazier
Matthias Cazier
Sarah Cazier

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World Events (7)

1764 · Western Boundary Surveyed
Age 3
In 1764, Charles Mason and Jeremiah Dixon surveyed the western boundary of Delaware. This became part of the Mason-Dixon Line.
Age 15
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1777 · Battle of Cooch's Bridge
Age 16
The Battle of Cooch's Bridge took place on September 3, 1777. It was a battle between the Continental Army, American militia and German soldiers fighting with Britain. On the US side, twenty were killed and twenty were wounded. For Britain, three to thirty were killed and twenty to thirty were wounded. The battle was a British victory when they pushed the Americans back across the bridge.

Name Meaning

French: from Old French casier, a term denoting an openwork basket in which cheese for tasting was displayed (from a diminutive of Latin caseus ‘cheese’); hence by extension an occupational name for a cheesemaker.

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

Sources (1)

  • Delaware, Wills and Probate Records, 1676-1971 for Sarah Cazier

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