Sarah Babb

20 August 1793–
Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Babb was born on 20 August 1793, in Westbrook, Cumberland, Maine, United States, her father, William Babb, was 28 and her mother, Elizabeth Wescott, was 30. She married Samuel Cox on 20 April 1811, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Cox
1788–1860
Sarah Babb
1793–
Marriage: 20 April 1811
Lydia Cox
1821–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 April 1811
Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 1

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 11

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 32

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Devon): probably from a Middle English nickname, bab(e) ‘baby’, but possibly from the female personal name Babb(e), a pet form of Barbara ( see Barbary ), or the Old English personal name Babba, found in several place names, including Babbacombe in Devon and Babington in Somerset.2 Variant of German Bobb ( see Bob ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Sally Babb, "Maine, Church Records, 1734-1907"
  • Sally Babb, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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