Sarah Smiley

13 July 1817–10 July 1854 (Age 36)
Hanover, Nanticoke, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Smiley was born on 13 July 1817, in Hanover, Nanticoke, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Archibald Smiley, was 43 and her mother, Sarah Lewis, was 38. She married Samuel Carver II on 2 January 1836, in Wyoming, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons. She lived in Exeter, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1850. She died on 10 July 1854, in Rock, Rock, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 36, and was buried in Orfordville, Rock, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Carver II
1813–1883
Sarah Smiley
1817–1854
Marriage: 2 January 1836
Archibald Smiley Carver
1837–1897
Lyman Ezra Carver
1839–1914
Lewis Carver
1841–1858
Evi Benjamin Carver
1844–1919
John A. Carver
1847–1914
Samuel Isaac Carver
1849–1854
Charles Edwin Carver
1850–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
2 January 1836
Wyoming, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(7)

    Archibald Smiley Carver

    Male1837–1897Male

    Lyman Ezra Carver

    Male1839–1914Male

    Lewis Carver

    Male1841–1858Male

    Male1844–1919Male

    John A. Carver

    Male1847–1914Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 3

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 13

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

Scottish and northern Irish: of uncertain origin; probably a variant spelling of Smillie , but perhaps a habitational name, a variant of Smalley , or a nickname from Middle English smile ‘smile’, ‘grin’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Carver in household of Samuel Carver, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Smiley in entry for Lyman Ezra Carver, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Sarah Smiley in entry for Evi Benjamin Carver, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

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