Sarah Altman

1816–1880 (Age 64)
Georgia, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Altman was born in 1816, in Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas James Altman Jr, was 30 and her mother, Lucy Levicy Leigh, was 26. She married Elijah Carter in 1837, in Ware, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Appling, Georgia, United States in 1850. She died in 1880, in Charlton, Georgia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Racepond Cemetery, Cypress Siding, Charlton, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elijah Carter
Sarah Altman
Marriage: 1837
Mary Carter
Jacob Calvin Carter
Eliza Ann Carter
Martha Carter
Elizabeth “Betsy” Carter
William Carter
Elijah W Carter
Caroline Carter
Sarah Carter
Orrie J. Carter

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1837Ware, Georgia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1818: Appling, Georgia, United States
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 3
    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. 
    1835 · Treaty of New Echota
    Age 19
    A minority group of Cherokees including John Ridge, Major Ridge, Elias Boudinot, and Stand Waite, signed the Treaty of New Echota which ceded all Cherokee territory east of the Mississippi in exchange for five million dollars. The majority of Cherokees did not agree and 16,000 Cherokee signatures were gathered to protest the treaty. Boudinot and both Ridges were killed several years later by angry Cherokees for signing the treaty.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Altmann , and a variant of the same Jewish (Ashkenazic) surname. This form of the surname is also found in Britain, Czechia, and some other European countries.History: Philip Altman, a Jew from Bavaria, arrived in New York c. 1835. He had numerous prominent descendants.

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

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    Sources (5)

    • Sarah Carter in household of Elijah Carter, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Altman in entry for Jake Carter, "Georgia Deaths, 1914-1927"
    • Sarah Altman Carter, "Find A Grave Index"

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