Sarah Collier

about 1673–20 November 1730 (Age 57)
Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Collier was born about 1673, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joseph Collier, was 49 and her mother, Elizabeth Sanford, was 28. She married Joseph Pratt on 22 July 1697, in Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 20 November 1730, in Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 57.

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Joseph Pratt
Sarah Collier
Marriage: 22 July 1697
Joseph Pratt Jr.
Azariah Pratt
Abigail Pratt
Ruth Pratt
Deacon Elisha Pratt
LT Daniel Pratt
Sarah Colyer Pratt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 July 1697Colchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
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    Name Meaning

    English: from Middle English colier, in most parts of the country ‘maker or seller of charcoal’, but in some areas (such as Bolton le Moors and Wigan, Lancashire) where coal measures were near the surface, ‘miner or seller of coal’ (in the modern sense, ‘fossil fuel’). The name was taken to Ireland from England and was first recorded there in 1305. In Petty's ‘census’ of 1659, it was recorded as a principal surname in Meath.English: occupational name from Middle English coilour, coliour, culliour, Old French coileor, coillour ‘tax collector’. Surnames with this origin seem to have died out in Britain.French (northern): from collier ‘collar’, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of collars.

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

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    Sources (20)

    • Sarah in entry for Asariah Pratt, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"
    • Unknown in entry for Joseph Prat, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
    • Sarah Pratt, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"

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