Sarah Apthorp

19 November 1807–3 January 1853 (Age 45)
Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Apthorp was born on 19 November 1807, in Peru, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Apthorp, was 22 and her mother, Betsey Stearns, was 22. She married John Vanderburgh Barker on 11 November 1832, in Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 3 January 1853, at the age of 45, and was buried in Pittsfield, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Vanderburgh Barker
Sarah Apthorp
Marriage: 11 November 1832
James Madison Barker
John V. Barker

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 November 1832Lanesborough, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 5
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 13
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English: see Apthorpe .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (34)

    • Sarah Barker in household of John Barker, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sarah A. in entry for James Madison Barker and Helena Whitney, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Sarah A. Barker, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"

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