Sarah Ann Millstead

15 October 1847–29 May 1921 (Age 73)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Millstead was born on 15 October 1847, in Indiana, United States, her father, Thomas Millstead, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Jane Smith, was 18. She married Nathan Austin Draper on 10 September 1864, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Decatur, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Richland Township, Decatur, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died on 29 May 1921, in Grand River, Decatur, Iowa, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Decatur, Iowa, United States.

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Nathan Austin Draper
Sarah Ann Millstead
Marriage: 10 September 1864
Joseph Freeman Draper
Jenny Draper
Emma Draper
Mary Jane Ellen Draper
Jonathan Thomas Draper
James Spencer Draper
John Elrod Draper
Della Lou Draper
Wille Draper
Austin Nathan Draper
Charles Draper

Spouse and Children

10 September 1864
Jackson, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 4

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 20

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a lost or unidentified place, named as ‘the estate ( see Stead ) on the hill’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarrah A Draper in household of Nathan A Draper, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Sarah Draper in household of Orten Draper, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Sarah A Draper in household of Austin Draper, "Iowa State Census, 1895"

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