Wilbur Forest Sawyer

27 March 1906–26 January 1986 (Age 79)
Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Wilbur Forest

When Wilbur Forest Sawyer was born on 27 March 1906, in Jonesport, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Daniel J Sawyer, was 40 and his mother, Carrie E Smith, was 36. He lived in Kittery, York, Maine, United States in 1910. He died on 26 January 1986, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Daniel J Sawyer
1866–1912
Carrie E Smith
1870–1925
Ella May Sawyer
1889–1973
Joseph Levi Sawyer
1893–1957
Catherine Mabel Sawyer
1893–1969
Sadie Elizabeth Sawyer
1894–1944
Ezra Sawyer
1896–
Ellen Julia " Nellie" Sawyer
1897–1948
Katie M Sawyer
1900–
Sawyer
1901–
James Sawyer
1902–
Sawyer
1903–
Laura Sawyer
1904–1995
Wilbur Forest Sawyer
1906–1986
Ida Sawyer
1907–1907
Ellen Sawyer
1909–

Parents and Siblings

    Daniel J Sawyer

    Male1866–1912Male

    Carrie E Smith

    Female1870–1925Female

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 1

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.
1917 · World War I Contributions

Age 11

The legislature of Maine dedicated approximately $1 million towards World War I at the time that US involvement began. By the time armistice would be declared in 1918, Maine contributed roughly 35,000 men and $116 million.
1927

Age 21

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Wilbur Sawyer in household of Daniel J Sawyer, "United States Census, 1910"

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