Sara Viele

1797–1881 (Age 83)
Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Sara

When Sara Viele was born on 28 July 1797, in Poughkeepsie, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Myndert Cornelise Viele, was 33 and her mother, Johanna Parmetier, was 38. She married John Drew about 1812, in Sullivan, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 31 January 1881, in Neversink, Sullivan, New York, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Sara Viele
John Drew
Marriage: about 1812
Ruthan Drew
William M. Drew
Elizabeth Drew
Cornelius Drew
John Drew
Mariah H. Drew
Lucy Jane Drew
Peter Oliver Drew

Spouse & Children

  • Female1797–1881Female

  • John Drew


about 1812
Sullivan, New York, United States


  • Ruthan Drew


  • William M. Drew


  • Elizabeth Drew


  • Cornelius Drew


  • John Drew


+3 More Children

Parents & Siblings



+7 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 3

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.

Age 6

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 22

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: nickname from Old French vieil, viel ‘old’.2 variant of German Viel .3 Southern Italian (Apulia): unexplained.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Drew, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Drew in household of John Drew, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Sarah Drew in entry for John Drew, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"

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