Sarah Woolery

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Woolery was born in 1809, in Cornwall, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, her father, Henry Woolery, was 53 and her mother, Eunice Hahn, was 26. She married David Daniel Allen in 1827, in Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Chico Judicial Township, Butte, California, United States in 1860 and California, United States in 1870. She died in January 1889, in Chico, Butte, California, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

David Daniel Allen
Sarah Woolery
Marriage: 1827
Harriet Allen
Reuben Allen
Albert L Allen
Samuel Daniel Allen
Melissa M Allen
James N Allen
David H Allen
John Henry Allen
Cynthia Permelia Allen
Sarah Gertrude Allen

Sources (15)

  • Sarah Allen in household of David Allen, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Woolery Allen, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah in entry for Cynthia T. Groff, "Washington Deaths and Burials, 1810-1960"

World Events (8)


War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

1812 · War of 1812

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained. This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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