Sarah Zedaker

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

The Life 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
1784–1857
Sarah Zedaker
1798–1864
Marriage: 19 August 1823
Nancy Ann Wilson
1821–1898
Willston Wilson
1827–1921
Mary E Wilson
1837–1931
Joseph B Wilson
1839–
Simon Wilson
1839–
Sarah Wilson
1824–1886
Cornelius Wilson
1828–1865
Charlotte Wilson
1829–
Mercy Ann Wilson
1831–1860
Lyman Wilson
1839–
George Wilson
1841–1915
John Wilson
1843–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 August 1823
Youngstown Township, Trumbull, Ohio, United States
children

(12)

    Female1821–1898Female

    Female1824–1886Female

    Cornelius Wilson

    Male1828–1865Male

    Willston Wilson

    Male1827–1921Male

    Charlotte Wilson

    Female1829–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(15)

+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 (3)

  • 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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