Sarah Sample

16 July 1768–16 March 1808 (Age 39)
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Sample was born on 16 July 1768, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Sample I, was 38 and her mother, Mrs. John Sample, was 27. She married Oswald Alexander on 19 September 1799, in Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 16 March 1808, in her hometown, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Oswald Alexander
Sarah Sample
Marriage: 19 September 1799
James Amzi Alexander
Mary Sample Alexander
William Alfred Alexander

Spouse and Children

19 September 1799
Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Mrs. John Sample




World Events (8)


Age 8

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

Age 8

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 13

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of various places in Normandy called Saint-Paul or Saint-Pol, from the dedication of their churches to St. Paul ( see Paul ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Alexander in the North Carolina, U.S., Wills and Probate Records, 1665-1998
  • Sarah Sample in the England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975
  • Ozwald Alexander in the U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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