Sarah Gaylord

1823–23 July 1892 (Age 69)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Gaylord was born in 1823, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Henderson Gaylord, was 27 and her mother, Bethiah Nesbitt, was 23. She married Carleton Lee Farnum on 31 January 1839, in Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Scio, Allegany, New York, United States in 1855 and Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 23 July 1892, at the age of 69, and was buried in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Carleton Lee Farnum
1811–1898
Sarah Gaylord
1823–1892
Marriage: 31 January 1839
Edward G. Farnum
1840–
Charles Caleb Farnum
1841–1930
Emily Adelaide Farnum
1843–1883
William Haddard Farnum
1845–1850
George Eugene Farnham
1845–
Edward Farnum
1846–
William Stoddard Farnum
1848–1856
Clara Farnum
1848–
Galen A. Farnum
1850–
Clarence Asher Farnham
1850–1927
Mary Farnum
1852–
Mary G. Farnum
1854–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 January 1839
Plymouth, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    Edward G. Farnum

    Male1840–Male

    Charles Caleb Farnum

    Male1841–1930Male

    Emily Adelaide Farnum

    Female1843–1883Female

    William Haddard Farnum

    Male1845–1850Male

    George Eugene Farnham

    Male1845–Male

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 4

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 23

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Gaillard , associated in particular with the Huguenots.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah G Farnum in household of Carlton Farnum, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Farnum in household of Carlton Farnum, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Sarah Farnum in household of Carlton L Farnum, "New York State Census, 1855"

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