Sarah Slaughter

7 March 1852–29 April 1935 (Age 83)
South Africa

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Slaughter was born on 7 March 1852, in South Africa, her father, Edward Slaughter, was 44 and her mother, Catherine Cronk, was 45. She married Samuel Robert Bee on 19 December 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States for about 10 years and Oakland, Alameda, California, United States in 1930. She died on 29 April 1935, in Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Robert Bee
Sarah Slaughter
Marriage: 19 December 1870
Samuel Frederick Bee
Catherine Evelyn Bee
Edward Lorenzo Bee

Spouse and Children

19 December 1870
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Emma Catherine Elizabeth Slaughter


    Martha Ann Slaughter



World Events (8)


Age 4

Xhosa cattle sacrifices lead to famine.

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a slaughterer of animals, from Middle English slahter (an agent derivative of slaht ‘killing’). 2. topographic name from Middle English sloghtre ‘boggy place’, or a habitational name from a place named with this term (Old English slōhtre), for example Upper and Lower Slaughter in Gloucestershire. 3. topographic name for someone who lived by a blackthorn or sloe, Old English slāhtrēow.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Bee in household of Samual B Bee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Bee in household of Edward L Bee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sarah Bee in household of Samuel R Bee, "United States Census, 1910"

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