Sarah Johnson

8 November 1704–26 December 1789 (Age 85)
Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Johnson was born on 8 November 1704, in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Samuel Johnson, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Haskin, was 22. She married Cpt. Benjamin Larrabee on 4 December 1724, in Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 26 December 1789, in Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Black Point Cemetery, Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Cpt. Benjamin Larrabee
Sarah Johnson
Marriage: 4 December 1724
William H. Larrabee
Sarah Larrabee
Hannah Larrabee
Elizabeth Larraby
Lydia Larrabee
Mary Larrabee
Cpt. Benjamin Larrabee Jr
Miriam Larrabee
Jonathan Larrabee Sr.

Spouse and Children

    Cpt. Benjamin Larrabee



4 December 1724
Kittery, York, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America


    William H. Larrabee


    Sarah Larrabee


    Hannah Larrabee




+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (3)


Age 56

Historical Boundaries - 1760: Cumberland, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America; 1776: Cumberland, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Cumberland, Maine, United States

Age 72

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 72

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

Name Meaning

Anglo-Saxon: John, a Hebrew word signifying "gracious gift of God," and Anglo-Saxon sun, son, meaning son of John

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Johnson, "Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"
  • Johnson Larrabee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Johnson, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"

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