Sarah Maud Pitzer

27 December 1875–3 December 1959 (Age 83)
Fairfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah Maud

When Sarah Maud Pitzer was born on 27 December 1875, in Fairfield Township, Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Andrew Jackson Pitzer, was 36 and her mother, Rachel Ann Tullis, was 34. She married James Henderson Davis on 1 August 1895, in Mercer, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 3 December 1959, in Houston, Harris, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Memorial Park Cemetery, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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James Henderson Davis
Sarah Maud Pitzer
Marriage: 1 August 1895
Frankie O Davis
Oscar Ralph Davis
Robert Andrew Davis
Stella Jane Davis

Spouse and Children

1 August 1895
Mercer, Missouri, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Jackson Pitzer





World Events (8)

1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 1

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 23

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

1 South German (Bavaria): probably from pitz ‘corner’, ‘peak’ + -er, suffix of habitation, hence a topographic name for someone living near such a feature in mountainous country.2 North German: perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a seal maker or die sinker, from Middle Low German pitzēr ‘seal’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah M Ritger in household of A J Ritger, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Maud Pitzer, "Ohio, County Births, 1841-2003"
  • Sarah Maud Pitzer, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

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