Catherine Iliad Sands

13 August 1818–21 March 1850 (Age 31)
Franklin, Otsego, New York, United States

The Life of Catherine Iliad

When Catherine Iliad Sands was born on 13 August 1818, in Franklin, Otsego, New York, United States, her father, Judge Obadiah Sands, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Teed, was 40. She married James Willard Clarke on 31 March 1846. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 21 March 1850, in Village of Oxford, Oxford, Chenango, New York, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Village of Oxford, Oxford, Chenango, New York, United States.

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James Willard Clarke
Catherine Iliad Sands
Marriage: 31 March 1846
Frederick Sands Clarke
James Winslow Clarke
Clement Clarke

Spouse and Children

31 March 1846


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World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 9

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: variant of Sand 1.2 Scottish: habitational name from Sands in Tulliallan in Fife.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clarissa A Sands in household of Obadiah Sands, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Catharine I Sands, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Catharine Iliad Sands Clarke, "Find A Grave Index"

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