Sarah Beaumont

27 October 1818–28 September 1867 (Age 48)
Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Beaumont was born on 27 October 1818, in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Andrew Beaumont, was 28 and her mother, Julia Ann Colt, was 22. She had at least 3 sons and 4 daughters with George Leuffer. She lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 28 September 1867, in Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Leuffer
Sarah Beaumont
Andrew Beaumont Leuffer
Andrew Beaumont Leuffer
Edward Leuffer
Mary Leuffer
Julia B Leuffer
Sarah Leuffer
Susan G. Leuffer

Spouse and Children

    George Leuffer





    Andrew Beaumont Leuffer


    Andrew Beaumont Leuffer


    Edward Leuffer


    Mary Leuffer


    Julia B Leuffer


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 2

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 14

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.

Name Meaning

English (of Norman origin) and French: habitational name from any of the five places in Normandy or several others elsewhere in France so named. The place name comes from Old French beu, bel ‘fair’, ‘lovely’ + mont ‘hill’. There are also places in England so named under Norman influence (in Cumberland, Lancashire, and Essex, the last of which changed its name in the 12th century from Fulepet ‘foul pit’ to Bealmont ‘beautiful hill’); these may also have given rise to cases of the surname. The surname is now widespread throughout England, but most common in Yorkshire.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Leffer in household of Geo W Leffer, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah in entry for Susan B. Leuffer, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"
  • Sarah G. Leuffer in entry for Susan B. Leuffer, "Pennsylvania, Philadelphia City Death Certificates, 1803-1915"

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