Sara Stoops

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

The Life Summary of Sara

When Sara Stoops was born on 18 June 1810, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William M 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 5 daughters. She lived in Bloomington Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Bloomington, Des Moines, Wisconsin, 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, Muscatine, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Morford
Sara Stoops
Marriage: 16 September 1828
Cynthia Ann Morford
Eliza Jane Morford
Clarissa Morford
Remembrance Morford
William Morford
Sarah Morford
Mary C. Morford
Thomas J. Morford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1828Green, Allegany, Maryland, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    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: patronymic from Stoop 1.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Sarah Morsford in household of Thos Morsford, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Susan C in entry for William Morford, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
    • Sarah Morford in household of Thomas Morford, "United States Census, 1860"

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