Sarah Cazier

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

The Life 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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Family Time Line

John Cazier
1714–1778
Rebecca Van Bibber
1718–1800
Jacob Cazier Jr.
1750–1807
Henry Cazier
1756–
John Cazier
1752–
Mary Cazier
1755–1792
Matthias Cazier
1758–1837
Sarah Cazier
1761–1795

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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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.
1776

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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