Sarah Prout

1822–Female
Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Prout was born in 1822, in Connecticut, United States, her father, William Prout, was 43 and her mother, Sally Spencer, was 39.

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Family Time Line

William Prout
1779–1822
Sally Spencer
1783–1852
William Prout Jr
1807–
Elias Prout
1809–
John Prout
1811–
Sylvester Prout
1813–1865
Nancy Prout
1817–
Ruth L Prout
1821–1898
Sarah Prout
1822–

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World Events (3)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 7

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

1 English (mainly Cornwall): variant of Proud .2 French: from an eastern French regional word equivalent to prévôt ‘provost’ ( see Provost ).

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

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