Sarah Stump

1794–1861 (Age 67)
Stumptown, Gilmer, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Stump was born about 1794, in Stumptown, Gilmer, Virginia, United States, her father, Hans Michael Stump III, was 28 and her mother, Magdalena Richards, was 26. She married William M. Boggs on 30 December 1812, in Harrison, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Gilmer, Gilmer, Virginia, United States in 1850. She died in 1861, in Gilmer, Virginia, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Stump
1794–1861
William M. Boggs
1786–1868
Marriage: 30 December 1812
Elizabeth Boggs
1815–1905
Jemima Boggs
1825–
Oliver Carson Boggs
1816–
Jane Virginia Boggs
1816–1890
Hezekiah Boggs
1817–1911
Miriam Boggs
1818–1895
Jacob S. Boggs
1824–1895
John C Boggs
1829–1916
Levi L Boggs
1832–1921
Sarah Boggs
1837–1865
Emma Jane Boggs
1857–1899

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
30 December 1812
Harrison, Virginia, United States
children

(11)

  • Elizabeth Boggs

    Female1815–1905Female

  • Oliver Carson Boggs

    Male1816–Male

  • Jane Virginia Boggs

    Female1816–1890Female

  • Hezekiah Boggs

    Male1817–1911Male

  • Miriam Boggs

    Female1818–1895Female

+6 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

  • Michael Stump IV

    Male1787–1883Male

  • Male1790–1859Male

  • Mary Magdalena Stump

    Female1792–1870Female

  • Male1794–1844Male

  • Female1794–1861Female

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 0

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 6

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812

Age 18

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

Name Meaning

1 English and German: from Middle Low German stump ‘tree stump’ (borrowed into Middle English), hence a topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous tree stump, or a nickname for a short, stout man.2 German (mainly northern and central): variant of Stumm .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Bogs in household of William Bogs, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah in entry for Emily Jane Boggs, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Sarah in entry for Emily Jane Boggs, "West Virginia Births and Christenings, 1853-1928"

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