Sarah Jane Waggoner

22 September 1857–
Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Waggoner was born on 22 September 1857, in Isle of Wight, Virginia, United States, her father, Adam Waggoner, was 31 and her mother, Ophelia Long, was 22. She lived in Highland, Virginia, United States in 1860 and Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1870.

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Family Time Line

Adam Waggoner
Ophelia Long
Henry David Waggoner
George Washington Waggoner
Sarah Jane Waggoner
James Albert Waggoner
Malinda Catherine Waggoner
Barbara Elizabeth Waggoner
Millard Herst

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World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 4

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 33

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Wagoner .2 Americanized form of German Wagner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Wagoner in household of Adam Wagoner, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah J Waggoner in household of Adam Waggoner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Jane Waggoner, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"

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