Sarah Zedaker

6 April 1798–1 February 1864 (Age 65)
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Zedaker was born on 6 April 1798, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, George Zedaker, was 32 and her mother, Catharina Barbara Simon, was 28. She married Joseph Wilson on 19 August 1823, in Youngstown Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 1 February 1864, in Bristol Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Bristol Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wilson
Sarah Zedaker
Marriage: 19 August 1823
Nancy Ann Wilson
Willston Wilson
Mary E Wilson
Joseph B Wilson
Simon Wilson
Sarah Wilson
Cornelius Wilson
Charlotte Wilson
Mercy Ann Wilson
Lyman Wilson
George Wilson
John Wilson

Spouse and Children



+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
Age 2
While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital
Age 14
Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 21
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Possibly of German origin: unexplained.

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

Sources (6)

  • Sarah Wilson in household of Joseph Wilson, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sally Ledican, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Sarah Zadaker in entry for George Wilson, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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