Sally M Vail

1 February 1817–21 February 1858 (Age 41)
New York, United States

The Life of Sally M

When Sally M Vail was born on 1 February 1817, in New York, United States, her father, Peter Vail III, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Tracy Luther, was 42. She lived in Conklin, Broome, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 21 February 1858, at the age of 41, and was buried in Baptist Church Cemetery, Castle Creek, Chenango, Broome, New York, United States.

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Peter Vail III
Sarah Tracy Luther
Delilah Ann Vail
Charles Luther Vail
Tracy Griffing Vail
William B. Vaill
Mary Ann Vail
Sally M Vail

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World Events (5)

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. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 10

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.
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

1 English: variant spelling of Vale .2 Scottish: shortened form of Macvail, a variant of Macphail, an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Phàil ‘son of Paul’.3 Irish: variant of Veale .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah M Vail in household of Peter Vail, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Sarah Vail in household of Peter Vail, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sally M Vail, "New York, Cemetery Abstracts, 1800-1965"

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