Sara Emaline Hedden

Female17 December 1829–15 November 1899

Brief Life History of Sara Emaline

When Sara Emaline Hedden was born on 17 December 1829, in Oaktown, Busseron Township, 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 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Indiana, United States in 1870 and Busseron Township, Knox, 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, Busseron Township, 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
James H Calvert

Sources (8)

  • Sarah E Paxton, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah E Paxtin, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"
  • Sarah Elizabeth Hadden in entry for James Colbert, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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  • Marriage
    26 April 1847Knox, Indiana, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (6)

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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

    English: habitational name from Hedon (East Yorkshire), Headon (Nottinghamshire), Black Heddon (Northumberland), Heddon on the Wall (Northumberland), Heddon in Filleigh (Devon), or Headon Hill (Isle of Wight). Most of the placenames derive from Old English hǣth ‘heath, heather’ + dūn ‘hill’, though the Nottinghamshire placename probably has hēah ‘high’ as the initial element.

    English: variant of Haddon .

    Scottish and Irish: variant of Hadden .

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

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