Sally Wait

1 August 1840–5 January 1885 (Age 44)
Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally Wait was born on 1 August 1840, in Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Downer Waite, was 36 and her mother, Alimira Hilliard, was 32. She married John Carney on 4 March 1860, in Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 5 January 1885, in Massena, Massena, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Pine Grove, Lisbon, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Carney
1839–1884
Sally Wait
1840–1885
Marriage: 4 March 1860
Elmer James Carney
1862–1940
Frederick Carney
1864–
Downer Carney
1869–
Eva Jane Carney
1877–1960
William A Carney
1868–1956
John Carney
1871–1876
Orville A. Carney
1872–1949
Charles Calvin Carney
1875–1957
Jessie May Carney
1882–1953

Spouse and Children

    John Carney

    Male1839–1884Male

    Female1840–1885Female

MARRIAGE
4 March 1860
Brasher, St. Lawrence, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Elmer James Carney

    Male1862–1940Male

    Frederick Carney

    Male1864–Male

    Male1868–1956Male

    Downer Carney

    Male1869–Male

    John Carney

    Male1871–1876Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Downer Waite

    Male1804–1885Male

    Female1808–1874Female

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 23

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Waite .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sally Carney in household of John Carney, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sally Wait in household of John Mohonig, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sally Wait in household of Downer Wait, "United States Census, 1850"

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