Sarah A. Morton

27 September 1835–2 December 1864 (Age 29)
Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Morton was born on 27 September 1835, in Oakham, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Phineas Morton, was 29 and her mother, Mary Augusta Clapp, was 23. She married Alden Bradford Spooner on 24 January 1858, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 2 December 1864, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Alden Bradford Spooner
1824–1900
Sarah A. Morton
1835–1864
Marriage: 24 January 1858
Stephen Henry Spooner
1860–

Spouse and Children

    Alden Bradford Spooner

    Male1824–1900Male

    Female1835–1864Female

MARRIAGE
24 January 1858
Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

    Stephen Henry Spooner

    Male1860–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1805–1874Male

    Mary Augusta Clapp

    Female1812–1840Female

siblings

(2)

World Events (4)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 1

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
1846

Age 11

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 28

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

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: habitational name from any of the many places called Mor(e)ton, named in Old English as ‘settlement (tūn) by or on a marsh or moor (mōr)’.2 Swedish: variant of Martin .3 French: contracted form of Moreton 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Spooner in household of Alden B Spooner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A Morton in household of Phineyes Morton, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Sarah A Morton in household of Phinehas Morton, "United States Census, 1850"

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