Sarah R. Hazelton

FemaleNovember 1839–1923

Brief Life History of Sarah R.

When Sarah R. Hazelton was born in November 1839, in Sheffield Township, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, her father, Loren Hazelton, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Ann Hooghkirk, was 26. She married William Henry Wallace on 17 December 1857, in Scott, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Goshen Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1870. She died in 1923, in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Lindsay, Garvin, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Henry Wallace
Sarah R. Hazelton
Marriage: 17 December 1857
Mary E. Wallace
Elmina 'Mina' Louisa Wallace
Henry William Wallace
Herbert L. Wallace
Rachel H Wallace

Sources (12)

  • Sarah Wallace in household of William Wallace, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Hazelton, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"
  • Sarah R. Hazelton Wallace, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1857Scott, Iowa, United States
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)


    Age 7

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


    Age 7

    Iowa is the 29th state.


    Age 24

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

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Hazelton Wood (Essex), Hazelton Bottom (Hertfordshire), Hesselton (North Yorkshire), Hazelton (Gloucestershire), or some other similarly named place elsewhere. The Essex and Hertfordshire placenames derive from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ + denu ‘valley’ while the North Yorkshire and Gloucestershire placenames derive from Old English hæsel + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. See also Hazeltine .

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

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