Sarah Voltz

1797–1890 (Age 93)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Voltz was born in 1797, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States, her father, George Voltz I, was 44 and her mother, Catherine Kite, was 39. She married William Cooke in 1821, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 9 daughters. She died in 1890, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

William Cooke
Sarah Voltz
Marriage: 1821
Nancy Jane Cook
William Cooke
Nancy Cook
Mary Cook
Margaret Cook
Nancy Cooke
Betsy Cooke
Martha Cooke
Levina Cook
Matilda Cook

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1821Kentucky, United States
  • Children


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    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    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.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 15
    The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 27
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

    Name Meaning

    (1997: 622;2007: 1216; 2010: 1542)German (also Völtz): variant of Volz and, in North America, (also) an altered form of this. This surname is also found in France (Alsace). Compare Voeltz .

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Sary Cook in entry for John Childers and Mary Cook, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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