Sarah Ann Brinkerhoff

about 1814–November 1860 (Age 46)
Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Brinkerhoff was born about 1814, in Hanover, York, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henrick Brinkerhoff, was 24 and her mother, Phebe Monfort, was 27. She married Jonathan Jefferson Baldwin on 9 March 1842, in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in De Witt, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1860. She died in November 1860, in Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 46.

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Jonathan Jefferson Baldwin
Sarah Ann Brinkerhoff
Marriage: 9 March 1842
Thomas Jefferson Baldwin
Henry Wesley Baldwin
Jonathan Monroe Baldwin
John Monfort Baldwin
Phoebe Anne Baldwin
Hannah Mary Baldwin
Sarah Catherine Baldwin
William Winfield Baldwin
Lydia Jane Baldwin
Jacob Brinkerhoff Baldwin
Martha L Baldwin

Spouse and Children

9 March 1842
Gettysburg, Adams, Pennsylvania, United States


    Thomas Jefferson Baldwin


    Henry Wesley Baldwin


    Jonathan Monroe Baldwin


    John Monfort Baldwin


    Phoebe Anne Baldwin


+6 More Children

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Illinois is the 21st state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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. 
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

Dutch and German: habitational name from a place so called (there is one in North Rhine-Westphalia), originally named as ‘the farmstead (hof) in low-lying pastureland ( see Brink )’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Baldwin in household of Johnathn Baldwin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • S. in entry for Jacob B. Baldwin, "Pennsylvania Births and Christenings, 1709-1950"
  • ... ...Hoff in entry for Thomas Jefferson Baldwin, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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