Elizabeth Sawyer

27 July 1738–13 July 1813 (Age 74)
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Sawyer was born on 27 July 1738, in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Sawyer, was 31 and her mother, Dorothy Brown, was 29. She had at least 5 sons and 3 daughters with Joseph Brown Sr.. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1738. She died on 13 July 1813, in Andover, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 74.

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Joseph Brown Sr.
Elizabeth Sawyer
Joseph Brown
Elizabeth Brown
Isaac Brown
Hannah Brown
Captain Moses Brown
Nathaniel Brown
Henry Brown
Elizabeth Brown

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World Events (6)


Age 38

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 38

New Hampshire is 9th state.
1777 · New York Adopts a Constitution

Age 39

The Constitution of New York was adopted by the Convention of Representatives of the State of New York on April 20, 1777. New York’s Constitution preceded and strongly influenced the United States’ Constitution. Three governmental branches were created including the executive branch, the judicial branch, and the legislative branch made up of two houses.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger .

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

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  • Elisabeth Sayer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elisabeth Sayer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Elizabeth Sayer, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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