Sarah A Sisson

Female15 May 1811–after 1860

Brief Life History of Sarah A

When Sarah A Sisson was born on 15 May 1811, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Randall Sisson, was 27 and her mother, Lorenda Goodwill, was 26. She married Edwin Alvah Spooner on 13 May 1841, in Willington, Tolland, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Taylors Falls, Chisago, Minnesota, United States in 1870 and Ellington, Tolland, Connecticut, United States in 1880. She died after 1860, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Edwin Alvah Spooner
Sarah A Sisson
Marriage: 13 May 1841
Edwin Rider Spooner
Mary Elizabeth Spooner
Marion Temple Spooner

Sources (27)

  • Sarah A Spooner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah A. Sisson - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sarah Ann J Spooner
  • Sarah Ann Sisson, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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  • Marriage
    13 May 1841Willington, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    1812 · War of 1812

    Age 1

    Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 14

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning


    from the Middle English female personal name Sis(se), Cisse, a pet form of Cecily (see Sisley ) + -son.

    variant of Syson, a habitational name from Syston (Leicestershire), from a short form of an Old English personal name such as Sigehǣth or Sigefrith + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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