Henry Sawdy

1772–1850 (Age 78)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Henry

When Henry Sawdy was born in 1772, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, William Sawdy, was 29 and his mother, Sarah Sherman, was 23. He had at least 5 sons and 4 daughters with Abigail White. He died in 1850, in Girard, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Platea, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Sawdy
1772–1850
Abigail White
1781–1838
Sarah Ann Sawdy
1801–1885
Roxa Sawdey
1805–
Cynthia Sawdey
1807–1870
Laura Sawdey
1811–1861
Henry H. Sawdey
1818–1870
Asa Sawdey
1808–1886
William Sawdey
1813–1882
Isaac Sawdey
1822–1898
Nelson Sawdey
1823–1898

Spouse and Children

children

(9)

    Female1801–1885Female

    Roxa Sawdey

    Female1805–Female

    Cynthia Sawdey

    Female1807–1870Female

    Asa Sawdey

    Male1808–1886Male

    Female1811–1861Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 4

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 22

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English (Devon and Cornwall): unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Henry Sawdy in household of Isaac Sawdy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • 1820 United States Federal Census
  • 1830 United States Federal Census

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