Avis Sabin

4 February 1789–28 March 1869 (Age 80)
Madison, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Avis

When Avis Sabin was born on 4 February 1789, in Madison, New York, United States, her father, Josiah Sabin, was 41 and her mother, Lydia Cady, was 29. She married Ezra Nichols before 1809, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Jefferson Township, Hillsdale, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Penfield, Monroe, New York, United States in 1860. She died on 28 March 1869, in Steuben, New York, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Rathbone, Steuben, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ezra Nichols
Avis Sabin
Marriage: before 1809
Philetus Nichols
William Henry Nichols
Douglass J Nichols
Edwin Nichols
Chloe E Nichols
Clarissa Nichols
Hannah Jane Nichols
Mary Ann Nichols

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  • Marriage
    before 1809New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York
    Age 8
    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.
    Age 23
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English (Warwickshire and Northamptonshire): from the Middle English personal name Sabin (from Latin Sabinus; see 2 below) or its female equivalent Sabine (from Latin Sabina). In medieval England the feminine form was always more popular as a personal name.French: from the Old French personal name Sabin, from Latin Sabinus. The name was originally referred to the Sabines, an ancient Italic people of central Italy whose name is of uncertain origin. In the 8th century BC the Romans slaughtered the Sabine menfolk and carried off the women. More influential as far as name-giving is concerned was the existence of several early Christian saints named Sabinus.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Sabháin ‘descendant of Sabhán’, a personal name based on sabh ‘cub’. As an Irish surname, this has mostly been absorbed into Savage .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Avis Nichols in household of Douglass J Nichols, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Avis Nichols in entry for Chloe E. Benedict, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
    • Avis Nichols in household of Israel P Baker, "United States Census, 1860"

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