Sarah Iliff

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Iliff was born on 8 February 1775, in Nockamixon Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, John Yates Iliff, was 29 and her mother, Margaret Mercy Williams, was 23. She married Soloman Houseweart about 1800, in Penn, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 31 May 1838, in Phillipsburg, Warren, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Klines Grove, Rush Township, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Soloman Houseweart
Sarah Iliff
Marriage: about 1800
James Houseweart
Mary Ann Houseweart
Samuel I. Houseweart
John Houseweart
Isaac Houseweart
Valentine Houseweart
Patience Houseweart
Wesley Houseweart

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Houseweart, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Iliff -

World Events (8)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): from the Middle English personal name Ilif (Old Norse Ilífr, a nickname from ill-lífr ‘wicked’).

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

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