Sarah Walker

4 December 1822–16 March 1882 (Age 59)
Manchester, Manchester, Ontario, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Walker was born on 4 December 1822, in Manchester, Manchester, Ontario, New York, United States, her father, Henson Walker Sr., was 35 and her mother, Matilda Ann Arnold, was 25. She married Erastus Watrous on 1 December 1839, in Manchester, Manchester, Ontario, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Genoa Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States for about 20 years and Howell, Livingston, Michigan, United States in 1880. She died on 16 March 1882, in Oceola Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Oceola Township, Livingston, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Erastus Watrous
1812–1881
Sarah Walker
1822–1882
Marriage: 1 December 1839
Matilda Francis Watrous
1840–1913
Maryette A Watrous
1842–1916
Sarah O Watrous
1844–
Clarissa Watrous
1852–1921

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act
Age 3
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.
1837
Age 15
Michigan is the 26th state.
1846
Age 24
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English (especially Yorkshire) and Scottish: occupational name for a fuller, Middle English walkere, Old English wealcere, an agent derivative of wealcan ‘to walk, tread’. This was the regular term for the occupation during the Middle Ages in western and northern England. Compare Fuller and Tucker . As a Scottish surname it has also been used as a translation of Gaelic Mac an Fhucadair ‘son of the fuller’.

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

Possible Related Names

Fuller
Tucker
Walcher
Walck
Walke
Welker

Sources (14)

  • Sally Watsons in household of Erastus Watsons, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sally Watrous in household of Erastus Watrous, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Watrous in household of Erastus Watrous, "United States Census, 1870"

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