Sarah Sally Vickers

1821–1880 (Age 58)
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Sally

When Sarah Sally Vickers was born on 3 October 1821, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Ralph Vickers Jr, was 23 and her mother, Susanah Landes, was 24. She married Levi Bidwell on 10 September 1849, in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Kentucky, United States in 1870. She died before 1880, at the age of 57, and was buried in Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States.

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Levi Bidwell
Sarah Sally Vickers
Marriage: 10 September 1849
Harvey John Bidwell
Susan Bidwell
Caroline Bidwell
Thomas H. Bidwell
Alfred J Bidwell
Emma Jane Bidwell

Spouse and Children

10 September 1849
Muhlenberg, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 9

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

English: patronymic for the son of a vicar or, perhaps in most cases, an occupational name for the servant of a vicar ( see Vicker ). In many cases it may represent an elliptical form of a topographic name. Compare Parsons .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Bidwell in household of Levi Bidwell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Bidwell in household of Levi Bidwell, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Unknown in entry for T. H. Bidwell, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1955"

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