Sabrina Thayer

March 1796–12 March 1874 (Age 78)
Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sabrina

Sabrina Thayer was born in March 1796, in Batavia, Genesee, New York, United States. She married Nehemiah Houghton III in 1825, in Avon, Livingston, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Dubuque, Dubuque, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 12 March 1874, in Monticello, Jones, Iowa, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Monticello, Jones, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nehemiah Houghton III
Sabrina Thayer
Marriage: 1825
Lydia P Houghton
Edward Houghton
Henry Houghton
Calista Houghton

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1825Avon, Livingston, New York, United States
  • Children


    World Events (8)

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 1
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 4
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 23
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire and Somerset): from Middle English the eir ‘the heir’ with fused definite article. See Ayer .History: Sylvanus Thayer (1785–1872), military engineer, an early superintendant of the US Military Academy at West Point, was born in Braintree, MA, into a family of English origin.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Sobina Houghton in household of W Barnard, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sabrina Houghton in household of Nehemiah Houghton, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Unknown in entry for Lydia P Barnard, "Illinois, Cook County Deaths, 1878-1994"

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