Sara Stoops

18 June 1810–7 December 1897 (Age 87)
Greene, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sara

When Sara Stoops was born on 18 June 1810, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Stoops, was 23 and her mother, Mary Anna Oglevee, was 26. She married Thomas Morford on 16 September 1828, in Green, Allegany, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Bloomington Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1860 and Muscatine, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1880. She died on 7 December 1897, in Muscatine, Iowa, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Muscatine Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Morford
1805–1868
Sara Stoops
1810–1897
Marriage: 16 September 1828
Cynthia Ann Morford
1829–1859
Eliza Jane Morford
1830–1852
Clarissa Morford
1832–1885
Remembrance Morford
1834–1924
William Morford
1837–1929
Sarah Morford
1840–1843
Thomas J. Morford
1852–1894

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 September 1828
Green, Allegany, Maryland, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    William Stoops

    Male1786–1869Male

    Mary Anna Oglevee

    Female1783–1844Female

siblings

(9)

    Baruch Stoops

    Male1808–1884Male

    Female1810–1897Female

    Malinda Stoops

    Female1813–1851Female

    Eliakim Like Stoops

    Male1813–1896Male

    Male1815–1886Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 2

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 26

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.

Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Stoop 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Morford in household of Thomas Morford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Hawley in household of James B Hawley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Susan C in entry for William Morford, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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