Sarah Alice Dunlap

Brief Life History of Sarah Alice

When Sarah Alice Dunlap was born on 9 February 1857, in Fulton, Indiana, United States, her father, William Dunlap, was 50 and her mother, Mary Kay, was 32. She married John Henry Shilt on 14 April 1874. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Cleveland Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States in 1900 and Richland Township, Stafford, Kansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 6 January 1923, in Seward, Stafford, Kansas, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Saint John, Stafford, Kansas, United States.

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John Henry Shilt
Sarah Alice Dunlap
Marriage: 14 April 1874
Theodore Cressie Shilt
Ocie Elizabeth Shilt
George Guy Shilt
Bertha Ellen Shilt
Andrew Otice Shilt
Aytton Samuel Shilt
Nora Ann Shilt
Stella May Shilt

Sources (7)

  • Sarah Dunlap in household of William Dunlap, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A Dunlap, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Sarah Alice Dunlap Shilt, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1867: Stafford, Kansas, United States* *From 1875-1879, large parts of the county were given to Barton and Pratt counties and then mostly returned to Stafford

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Kilmarnock named Dunlop, from Gaelic dùn ‘fort’ + possibly lápach ‘muddy’. The traditional pronunciation places the stress on the second syllable, although nowadays it is usually placed on the first.

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

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