Sarah Newton Fay

October 1797–7 January 1822 (Age 24)
Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States

The Life of Sarah Newton

When Sarah Newton Fay was born in October 1797, in Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States, her father, Ezra Fay, was 32 and her mother, Sarah Newton, was 27. She married Calvin Wardner on 15 January 1818, in Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She died on 7 January 1822, in her hometown, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Wardner
1782–1858
Sarah Newton Fay
1797–1822
Marriage: 15 January 1818
Ann Wardner
1819–1854
Sarah L Wardner
1820–
Calvin W. Wardner
1820–
Betsey Wardner
1820–
Elizabeth Wardner
1821–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 January 1818
Reading, Windsor, Vermont, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

    Male1765–1841Male

    Sarah Newton

    Female1770–Female

siblings

(4)

    Mary Bell Fay

    Female1792–1814Female

    Elizabeth Hastings Fay

    Female1794–1881Female

    Female1797–1822Female

    Ezra Fay

    Male1799–1799Male

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.
1803

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1808

Age 11

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a person believed to have supernatural qualities, from Middle English, Old French faie ‘fairy’ (Late Latin fata ‘fate’, ‘destiny’).2 English: nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English, Old French fei ‘loyalty’, ‘trust’.3 English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of various places in France named with Old French faie ‘beech’, or a topographic name from someone living by a beech wood. Compare Lafayette .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Salley Fay, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Sarah Fay Wardner in entry for Betsey Wardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Sarah Fay Wardner in entry for Ann Wardner, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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