Catherine Iliad Sands

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

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

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  • Marriage
    31 March 1846
  • Children


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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

    English and Scottish: topographic name from Middle English sandes ‘sands’, for someone who lived at or near a sandy place, or a habitational name from a place so named, such as Sands in Carlisle (Cumberland) or Sands Cottages in West Hoathly (Sussex). See Sand , of which Sands may sometimes be a plural form or a variant, with excrescent -s. Compare also Sandes and Sandys .History: Comfort Sands, a revolutionary patriot born in 1748 at what is now Sands’ Point, Long Island, NY, was descended from James Sand(y)s (1622–95), who emigrated from Reading, Berkshire, England, to Plymouth, MA, and followed Anne Hutchinson to Westchester County, NY, and subsequently RI. In 1661 he settled on Block Island, RI.

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

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    Sources (4)

    • 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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