Sarah Jane Bloomer

1836–1910 (Age 74)
Fayette, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Bloomer was born in 1836, her father, Elijah Bloomer, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Hopkins, was 20. She married George W. May in 1854. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Deerfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1880 and Clarksburg, Deerfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died in 1910, at the age of 74, and was buried in New Holland, Marion Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. May
Sarah Jane Bloomer
Marriage: 1854
Fred May
Ella May
Lotta May
Mary May
Edgar May
Ida May
Elsie May
Della May
Delia Bloomer
George May

Spouse and Children



    Fred May


    Ella May


    Lotta May


    Mary May


    Edgar May


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 0

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 24

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for an iron worker, Middle English blomere ( see Bloom ).2 Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer ( see Blumer ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah May in household of George May, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah J May in household of George W May, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah J Bloomiss in entry for Edgar May, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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