Job Sawdey

Male18 June 1778–9 September 1861

Brief Life History of Job

When Job Sawdey was born on 18 June 1778, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Samuel Sawdey, was 25 and his mother, Elizabeth Springer, was 26. He married Betsey Virgil about 1802, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. He died on 9 September 1861, in Harpersfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Job Sawdey
Betsey Virgil
Marriage: about 1802
Clarissa Sawdy
Harriet A. Sawdey
about 1808–1892
Mary Ann Sawdey
about 1820–1870
Eliza Sawdey
Almira Sawdey
Isaac S Sawdey

Sources (5)

  • Job Sawdey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Job Sawdey - Individual or family possessions: Family Bible: birth: 18 June 1778; Tiverton, New Port, Rhode Island, United States
  • Job Sawdy, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1802New York, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1780 · French Occupy Newport

    Age 2

    During 1780 to 1781, over 12,000 French troops occupy Newport, Rhode Island.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 22

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained.

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

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