Sarah Spalding

about 1854–
Urbana, Frederick, Maryland, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Spalding was born about 1854, in Urbana, Frederick, Maryland, United States, her father, Elias Gates Spalding, was 51 and her mother, Lizzie Ellen Howard, was 40.

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Family Time Line

Elias Gates Spalding
1803–1892
Lizzie Ellen Howard
1814–1883
John Spalding
1832–
Elias Spalding
1834–
Henry Spalding
1834–
Mary E. Spalding
1836–
Josephine Spalding
1844–1897
John Spalding
1845–
John Calvin Spalding
1846–1887
Sarah Spalding
1854–
Anna Spalding
1857–
Joseph Spalding
1859–
Elias A. Spalding
1838–1862
William T. Spalding
1840–1859
Sarah Frances Spalding
1842–1905
Jacob C. Spalding
1848–1915
Howard Joseph Spalding
1850–1920
Laura Spalding
1852–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1863

Age 9

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

Age 9

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.
1886

Age 32

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: habitational name from a place in Lincolnshire, so called from the Old English tribal name Spaldingas ‘people of the district called Spald’. The district name probably means ‘ditches’, referring to drainage channels in the fenland.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Sarah Spaulding in household of Elias Spaulding, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Spalding - Census record: birth-name: Sarah Spalding

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