Sarah E. Mounts

Brief Life History of Sarah E.

When Sarah E. Mounts was born in 1842, in Gibson, Indiana, United States, her father, Montgomery Mounts, was 39 and her mother, Jane Rosborough, was 36. She lived in Owensville, Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Montgomery Township, Gibson, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died after 1860.

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Montgomery Mounts
Jane Rosborough
Rachel Mounts
Garret Mounts
Nancy Mounts
Mary Polly Mounts
Manece Margaret Mounts
William S Mounts
Sarah E. Mounts
Jasper Montgomery Mounts

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Mounts in household of Montgomery Mounts, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah E Mounts United States Census, 1860

World Events (3)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

1856 · The Town of Santa Claus

The town of Santa Fe was denied their application for a United States Postal Service as a town of Santa Fe, Indiana, was already established. Several meetings were held and the name was changed to Santa Claus, Indiana. The United States Postal Service granted their application. Due to the name, the post office in Santa Claus continues to receive thousands of letters to Santa Claus from children around the world each December.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of Swiss German Maunz or Mantz .

English: variant of Mount , with post-medieval excrescent -s. This form of the surname is rare in Britain.

English (Devon): variant of Mounce .

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

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