Anna Sarah Carman

Female26 March 1767–December 1797

Brief Life History of Anna Sarah

When Anna Sarah Carman was born on 26 March 1767, in Upper Alloways Creek Township, Salem, New Jersey, United States, her father, Mark Carman, was 34 and her mother, Maria Elisabeth Otto, was 29. She married Andreas Andrew Hitchner about 1784, in Salem, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. She died in December 1797, in Cumberland, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 30, and was buried in Shiloh, Cumberland, New Jersey, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andreas Andrew Hitchner
Anna Sarah Carman
Marriage: about 1784
Elizabeth Hitchner
Christina Hitchner
Hannah Hitchner
Mathias Hitchner
John Phillip Hitchner
Margaret Hitchner
Christina Hitchner

Sources (13)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Carman - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sara Carman
  • Sara in entry for Christina Hitschner, "New Jersey Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"
  • Sarah in entry for Elisabeth Hizner, "New Jersey, Births, 1670-1980"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1784Salem, New Jersey, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (6)


    Age 8

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 9

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 9

    New Jersey is the 3rd state.

    Name Meaning

    English: from Old Norse karmann, a variant of karlmann (nominative case karlmathr), composed of the elements karl ‘male, man’ + mathr ‘man, person’.

    English: variant of Charman , either an occupational name for a carter, carrier, or coachman, or an occupational name for someone who did odd jobs.

    Altered form of Dutch Karman .

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

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