Sarah Delilah Camp

FemaleSeptember 1828–25 May 1903

Brief Life History of Sarah Delilah

When Sarah Delilah Camp was born in September 1828, in Illinois, United States, her father, Hosea T. Camp, was 29 and her mother, Sarah B. Kirkpatrick, was 28. She married Elias Myers on 13 April 1849, in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in South Fork Township, Humboldt, California, United States in 1870 and Camp Grant, Humboldt, California, United States in 1880. She died on 25 May 1903, in Eureka, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Myers Flat Cemetery, Myers Flat, Humboldt, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elias Myers
Sarah Delilah Camp
Marriage: 13 April 1849
Andrewetta C Myers
Hosea Elias Meyers
John Grafford Myers
Clara Delilah Myers
Christopher James Myers
Ulysses Simpson Grant Myers

Sources (10)

  • Sarah D Myers in household of Elias Myers, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah W Camp in entry for Whiting Harland and Etta C Myers Burlow, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
  • Sarah D Myres in household of Elias Myres, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 April 1849Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1832 · Black Hawk War

    Age 4

    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

    Age 20

    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch (also Van de Camp) and North German: from camp ‘enclosed, fenced, or hedged piece of land, field’, from Latin campus ‘plain’, hence a topographic name for someone who lived by such a field. Compare Kamp .

    English: from Middle English kempe ‘warrior’; see Kemp . The spelling Camp may be due to the influence of Old English camp ‘battle’ and campian ‘to fight’, or of Old French campion ‘warrior, champion’.

    French: mainly southern form of Champ .

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

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