Sarah Raup

23 July 1814–13 March 1887 (Age 72)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Raup was born on 23 July 1814, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Leonard Raub, was 55 and her mother, Susanna Kressler, was 43. She married Abraham Burger about 1830, in Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 13 March 1887, in Catawissa, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Catawissa, Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Burger
Sarah Raup
Marriage: about 1830
Leonard Berger
Susanna Burger
Josiah Burger
Lloyd B. Burger
Caroline Burger
Lydia Anna Burger
Harriet Burger

Spouse and Children

    Abraham Burger



about 1830
Columbia, Pennsylvania, United States


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Leonard Raub


    Susanna Kressler




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

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 6

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.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 22

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

German:1. of uncertain origin, possibly a nickname from rūpe ‘uncouth’. 2. variant of Raupp 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Berger in household of Lloyd Berger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Berger in household of Lloyd Berger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Burger in entry for Susannah Burger, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"

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