Sarah Barbara Shott

1841–1889 (Age 48)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah Barbara

Sarah Barbara Shott was born on 26 April 1841, in Pennsylvania, United States as the daughter of George Shott and Souisaan. She married Moses Whisler on 17 November 1859, in Richland, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870. She died on 29 November 1889, in Delta, Keokuk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Sigourney, Keokuk, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Barbara Shott
Moses Whisler
Marriage: 17 November 1859
Jacob J Whistler
Kate B. Whisler
Winchester Whisler
Eli Whisler
Clinton George Whisler

Spouse & Children

17 November 1859
Richland, Ohio, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • George Shott


  • Souisaan




World Events (8)


Age 5

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 5

Iowa is the 29th state.
1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 16

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by a projecting piece of land, from Old English scēat, or a steep slope, from an unattested Old English scēot.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Whisler in household of Moses Whisler, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Sarah Whisler in household of M Whisler, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Whisler in household of M Whisler, "United States Census, 1870"

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