Sarah Durst

1793–22 December 1867 (Age 74)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Durst was born in 1793, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of Durst. She married George Doran on 27 December 1812, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. She lived in Center Township, Henry, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Four Mile Township, Polk, Iowa, United States in 1860. She died on 22 December 1867, in Des Moines Township, Boone, Iowa, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Doran
Sarah Durst
Marriage: 27 December 1812
George Doran
John Doran
Thomas Doran
Rev Lewis Doran
Simon Peter Doran
William M Doran
Jacob Doran

Spouse and Children

27 December 1812
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States



    John Doran



    Rev Lewis Doran


    Simon Peter Doran


+2 More Children

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 19

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 26

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

German:1. (also Dürst ): nickname from Middle High German turst ‘boldness’. 2. from Middle High German durst ‘thirst’, applied as nickname, probably for a heavy drinker; or a habitational name from a farmstead in the Tyrol named with the same word, probably indicating a dry location.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Doren in household of George Doren, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Doran in household of George Doran, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Durst Doran, "Find A Grave Index"

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