Sarah Waterman

17 November 1782–3 April 1863 (Age 80)
Republic of Vermont

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Waterman was born on 17 November 1782, in Republic of Vermont, her father, Daniel Waterman, was 33 and her mother, Phebe House, was 33. She married Raphael Smalley on 3 February 1835. She died on 3 April 1863, in Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Waterman Hill Cemetery, Pompanoosuc, Norwich, Windsor, Vermont, United States.

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Raphael Smalley
Sarah Waterman
Marriage: 3 February 1835

Spouse and Children

3 February 1835

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World Events (8)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 9

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.

Age 22

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for the servant of a man called Wa(l)ter ( see Water 1).2 English and Dutch: occupational name for a boatman or a water carrier, or a topographic name for someone who lived by a stretch of water ( see Water 2).3 Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wasserman(n), an occupational name for a watercarrier. Compare 2 above.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Smalley in household of Daniel Waterman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Waterman in entry for Raphael Smalley, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"
  • Sarah Waterman, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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