Sarah Margaret Ayers

May 1827–
Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah Margaret

When Sarah Margaret Ayers was born in May 1827, in Ohio, United States, her father, Mahlon Ayers, was 25 and her mother, Sarah M. Luce, was 22. She married George Bentley Hadlock on 8 February 1846, in Woodford, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Spring Creek Township, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Time, Pike, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Jefferson Sowards
Sarah Margaret Ayers
Emma Sowards
Charles Sowards
Warner Sowards
Mary Ann Sowards

Spouse and Children



    Emma Sowards


    Charles Sowards


    Warner Sowards



Parents and Siblings


    Sarah M. Luce





    William L. Ayers


    James Ayers


    John D Ayers


World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

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.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 9

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 33

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

English: derivative of Ayer . The -s most probably represents a trace of the Latin nominative singular in heres ‘heir’, but it may also signify the son or servant of someone known as ‘the heir’, i.e. someone who was heir to some great estate.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Sowards in household of Jeff Sowards, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Sowards in household of Jefferson Sowards, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Sowards in household of Jefferson Sowards, "United States Census, 1880"

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