Sarah "Sallie" Kresge

6 February 1801–31 March 1886 (Age 85)
Northampton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah "Sallie"

When Sarah "Sallie" Kresge was born on 6 February 1801, in Northampton, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Wilhelm Kresge, was 32 and her mother, Hannah Serfass, was 21. She married Johannes Searfoss about 1817, in Chestnut Hill, Forks Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Polk Township, Monroe, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850 and Franklin Township, Summit, Ohio, United States for about 20 years. She died on 31 March 1886, in Clinton, Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 85.

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Family Time Line

Johannes Searfoss
1792–1877
Sarah "Sallie" Kresge
1801–1886
Marriage: about 1817
Elias Serfas
1818–1838
Sarah Serfass
1836–1904
Susannah Serfass
1819–1890
James Serfass
1821–1896
Jonas Searfoss
1824–1903
Salina Serfass
1824–1911
Rubican Serfass
1825–
Julia Serfass
1831–
Hannah Serfass
1833–1912
Friche "Freeby" Servas
1837–
Levi Serfass
1837–1839
Philip Serfass
1839–1903
Elizabeth Serfass
1842–1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1817
Chestnut Hill, Forks Township, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(13)

    Elias Serfas

    Male1818–1838Male

    Susannah Serfass

    Female1819–1890Female

    James Serfass

    Male1821–1896Male

    Male1824–1903Male

    Salina Serfass

    Female1824–1911Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth Kresge

    Female1798–1872Female

    William Kresge

    Male1799–Male

    Female1801–1886Female

    Jacob W Kresge

    Male1804–1888Male

    Female1806–1851Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803

Age 2

Ohio was the first state admitted to the Union from the Northwest Territory.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Probably of German origin:1. variant of Kreske , from an old personal name formed with Old High German grātag ‘greedy’. 2. variant of Kresse . 3. altered spelling of Grazke , a topographic name, from the Slavic stem grad ‘castle’, ‘town’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Serfass in household of Philip Serfass, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Serfoss in household of John Serfoss, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Serfoss in household of John Serfoss, "United States Census, 1860"

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