Sarah Minerva Matlock

July 1839–2 August 1920 (Age 81)
Hendricks, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah Minerva

When Sarah Minerva Matlock was born in July 1839, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States, her father, Jesse Lee Matlock, was 25 and her mother, Cynthia Ann Henton, was 27. She married John F. Connard on 1 September 1857, in Hendricks, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Center Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1850. She died on 2 August 1920, in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Tacoma Mausoleum, Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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John F. Connard
Sarah Minerva Matlock
Marriage: 1 September 1857
Charles Connard

Spouse and Children

1 September 1857
Hendricks, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 2

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 24

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Matlock in Derbyshire, named in Old English as ‘meeting-place oak’, from mæthel ‘meeting’, ‘gathering’, ‘council’ + āc ‘oak’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah M Mattock in household of Jesse T Mattock, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah M Mattock, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Sarah M. Connard, "Find A Grave Index"

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