Eleanor Sabin

23 September 1802–
Cazenovia, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States

The Life of Eleanor

When Eleanor Sabin was born on 23 September 1802, in Cazenovia, Cazenovia, Madison, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Sabin, was 29 and her mother, Elizabeth Joslin, was 22. She married Ira Jenks about 1820, in Cohocton, Cohocton, Steuben, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters.

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Family Time Line

Ira Jenks
1793–1850
Eleanor Sabin
1802–
Marriage: about 1820
Charles Dickinson Jenks
1821–
Hannah Jenks
1826–
Eleanor Jenks
1837–
Betsey Jenks
1824–
Joseph Jenks
1827–1911
Prudence Jenks
1834–1911

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1820
Cohocton, Cohocton, Steuben, New York, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 1

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 25

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 34

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English and French: from the medieval French form of the Latin personal name Sabinus or its feminine form Sabina, originally an ethnic name for a member of an ancient Italic people of central Italy, whose name is of uncertain origin. According to legend, in the 8th century BC the Romans slaughtered the Sabine menfolk and carried off the women. More influential as far as name-giving is concerned was the existence of several Christian saints bearing this name. The masculine name was borne by at least ten early saints (martyrs and bishops), but as a given name the feminine form was always more popular.2 Jewish: probably also an Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Betsey Jenks in the 1850 United States Federal Census
  • Eleanor Sabin, 1802
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eleanor Sabin - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Eleanor Sahen

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