Widow Sarah aka Sally Bidwell

Femaleabout 1792–about 1867

Brief Life History of Sarah aka Sally

Widow Sarah aka Sally Bidwell was born about 1792, in New York, United States. She married Elijah Sayles on 24 May 1835, in Wayne, Ohio, United States. She died about 1867, in Noble, Indiana, United States, at the age of 77.

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Elijah Sayles
Widow Sarah aka Sally Bidwell
about 1792–1867
Marriage: 24 May 1835

Sources (3)

  • Savech Bidwell, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2016"
  • Savech Bedwell, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"
  • Savech Bidwell, "Ohio, Marriages, 1800-1958"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 May 1835Wayne, Ohio, United States
  • World Events (8)

    1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

    Age 2

    The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Age 5

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


    Age 20

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

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Bedwell (Essex, Hertfordshire), Bedlar's Green (Essex), Bidwell (Bedfordshire, Northamptonshire, Devon, Somerset), or Biddles Farm (Buckinghamshire), all of which were named as ‘the spring or stream in a shallow valley’ from Old English bydewelle (composed of the elements byde(n) ‘tub’ + well(a) ‘spring, stream’).

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

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