Sarah Walden

15 February 1843–16 June 1865 (Age 22)
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Walden was born on 15 February 1843, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, her father, Joseph Walden, was 41 and her mother, Sarah Ann Southwick, was 36. She married John James Moore on 16 November 1864, in Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She died on 16 June 1865, in her hometown, at the age of 22.

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Family Time Line

John James Moore
1842–1896
Sarah Walden
1843–1865
Marriage: 16 November 1864
John Moore
1886–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 November 1864
Providence, Providence, Rhode Island, United States
children

(1)

    John Moore

    Male1886–Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (3)

1846

Age 3

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1862 · US Naval Academy

Age 19

The US Naval Academy was moved to Newport, Rhode Island from its original in Annapolis, Maryland on May 9, 1862.
1863

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places, in Essex, Hertfordshire, and North Yorkshire, named Walden, from Old English w(e)alh ‘foreigner’, ‘Briton’, ‘serf’ ( see Wallace ) + denu ‘valley’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Moore, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"
  • Sarah in entry for John Moore and Lizzie Grierson, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • Sarah Moore, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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