Sarah Morehouse

September 1726–29 August 1791 (Age 64)
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Morehouse was born in September 1726, in Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joshua Morehouse, was 31 and her mother, Bethel Hickok, was 25. She married Bethell Hickock on 4 November 1748. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 29 August 1791, in Washington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 64.

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Bethell Hickock
1720–1795
Sarah Morehouse
1726–1791
Marriage: 4 November 1748
Ebenezer Hickock
1759–1843
Morris Hickock
1760–1764
Joshua Hickock
1764–1764

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World Events (4)

1776
Age 50
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King
Age 50
"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution
Age 55
Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from any of various places, for example Moorhouse in West Yorkshire, named from Old English mōr ‘marsh’, ‘fen’ + hūs ‘house’.

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

Possible Related Names

Moorehouse
Moorhouse

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