Sarah Beers

Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Beers was born in 1757, in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. She married John Peet on 26 November 1783, in Fairfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters.

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John Peet
Sarah Beers
Marriage: 26 November 1783
John Garry Peet
Polly Peet
Mary Peet
Sally Peet
Isaac Peet
George Peet
Betsey Peet
Sally Peet
Alton Peet
Eliza Peet

Spouse and Children

26 November 1783
Fairfield, Connecticut, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 19

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 24

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 31

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.

Name Meaning

1 Irish or English (mainly northern Ireland): unexplained.2 Dutch: shortened form of van Beers, a habitational name from any of the places called Beers in Friesland, Overijssel, North Brabant, and near Antwerp.3 German: variant of Baer .

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

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