Sara Emaline Hedden

17 December 1829–15 November 1899 (Age 69)
Oaktown, Knox, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sara Emaline

When Sara Emaline Hedden was born on 17 December 1829, in Oaktown, Knox, Indiana, United States, her father, Jared Peck Hedden, was 30 and her mother, Olive Sproatt, was 23. She married James Calvert on 26 April 1847, in Knox, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Busseron Township, Knox, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died on 15 November 1899, in Lawrence, Illinois, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Oaktown, Knox, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Calvert
Sara Emaline Hedden
Marriage: 26 April 1847
Olivia A Calvert
Mary Catherine Calvert
Solon Samuel Calvert

Spouse and Children

26 April 1847
Knox, Indiana, United States


    Olivia A Calvert



    Solon Samuel Calvert


Parents and Siblings


    Olive Sproatt




    John F. Hedden



    Ann Maria Hedden



    Benjamin F Hedden


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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 1

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 3

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 19

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from various places such as Headon, Nottinghamshire, Hedon in East Yorkshire, and Heddon on the Wall and Black Heddon. Northumberland. The first is probably named from Old English hēah ‘high’ + dūn ‘hill’; the others have the same second element, combined with Old English hǣþ ‘heath’, ‘heather’.2 North German (Frisian): variant of Hadden .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Paxton in household of Edward Paxton, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Calvert in household of James Calvert, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah E Paxton, "United States Census, 1870"

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