Sarah Jane Carter

1836–Female
Hendricks,Indiana

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Carter was born in 1836, her father, David Carter, was 39 and her mother, Ruth Hadley, was 36. She lived in Guilford Township, Hendricks, Indiana, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

David Carter
1797–1881
Ruth Hadley
1800–1869
Jane Carter
1820–
Matilda Carter
1826–1899
John Carter
1826–
Sarah Carter
1828–
Orpah Carter
1830–
Ora C Carter
1832–
Zipforah Carter
1834–
Mary Ann Carter
1828–
Martha A Carter
1829–1915
John M. Carter
1831–
Sarah Jane Carter
1836–
Ara Mariah Carter
1838–
Zipporah Carter
1839–

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World Events (8)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

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.
1836 · The Massive Internal Improvements Act

Age 0

The Massive Internal Improvements Act of 1836 loaned Indiana $10,000,000 to create infrastructure such as canals, railroads, and roads across the state. The act was signed by Whig Governor Noah Noble and passed by the Indiana General Assembly. However, the financial crisis known as the Panic of 1837 thwarted these plans as costs ballooned. Construction on the infrastructure was not completed and the state debt rapidly increased.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 31

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 The Amendment was later repealed.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

1 English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, Middle English cartere, from an agent derivative of Middle English cart(e) or from Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, a derivative of Old French caret ( see Cartier ). The Old French word coalesced with the earlier Middle English word cart(e) ‘cart’, which is from either Old Norse kartr or Old English cræt, both of which, like the Late Latin word, were probably originally derived from Celtic.2 Northern Irish: reduced form of McCarter .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Sarah Jane Carter in household of David Carter, "United States Census, 1850"

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