Sarah Jane Bloomer

31 May 1836–22 March 1910 (Age 73)
Fayette, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Bloomer was born on 31 May 1836, in Fayette, Ohio, United States, her father, Elijah Bloomer, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Hopkins, was 20. She married George W. May on 30 August 1854, in Fayette, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Marion Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Clarksburg, Deerfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 22 March 1910, in Deerfield Township, Ross, Ohio, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in New Holland Cemetery, New Holland, Marion Township, Fayette, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W. May
1818–1895
Sarah Jane Bloomer
1836–1910
Marriage: 30 August 1854
Frank May
1856–1907
Ella May
1859–
Lottie May
1860–1895
Mary May
1864–1889
Edgar May
1867–1935
Ida May
1870–1924
Elsie May
1872–
Della May
1875–1952
George May
1877–1947

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 August 1854Fayette, Ohio, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (7)

    +2 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1846
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    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.
    1863
    Age 27
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for an iron worker, from Middle English blomere (see Bloom 4).Americanized form of Dutch Bloemer or German Blümer (see Blumer ).Irish (Tyrone): unexplained. MacLysaght says that it is a synonym of Gormley .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Bloom
    Blumer

    Sources (23)

    • Sary Bloomer in entry for Elsie May, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
    • Sarah J May in household of George W May, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sarah J. Bloomer in entry for Casper Timmons and Ida May Timmons, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"

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