Sarah Newman

Female1778–20 May 1838

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Newman was born in 1778, in Hancock, Hancock, Maine, United States, her father, Joseph Newman, was 19 and her mother, Charity Young, was 19. She married Benjamin Bunker on 27 July 1807, in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 20 May 1838, at the age of 60, and was buried in Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine, United States.

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Benjamin Bunker
Sarah Newman
Marriage: 27 July 1807
Mary Ann Bunker
William Bunker
Eleanor Bunker
Hannah P Bunker
Samuel Damon Bunker
Enoch Nahum Bunker
Rebecca Bunker
Thomas Hill Bunker

Sources (14)

  • Salley Newman, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Sally Newman, "Maine, Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Sarah Newman Bunker, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 July 1807Gouldsboro, Hancock, Maine, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 3

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


    Age 11

    Historical Boundaries: 1789: Hancock, Massachusetts, United States 1820: Hancock, Maine, United States

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 16

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

    Name Meaning

    English (southern): nickname from Middle English newe ‘new’ (i.e. newly arrived or newly appointed) + man ‘man’ (Old English nīwe + mann).

    Americanized form (translation into English) of surnames meaning ‘new man, newcomer’, for example German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Neumann , Swedish Nyman , Polish Nowak , Czech or Slovak Novák, Slovenian, Croatian, or Serbian Novak .

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

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