Sarah Wickham

1722–24 February 1806 (Age 84)
Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Wickham was born in 1722, in Glastonbury, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Wickham, was 29 and her mother, (Mrs) (Mrs) Wickham, was 25. She married Jabez Darte on 15 October 1746, in Bolton, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 24 February 1806, in Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America, at the age of 84, and was buried in East Cemetery, Manchester, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Sarah Wickham
Elijah Dart
Bathsheba Dart
Bathsheba Dart
Dorcas Dart
Sarah Dart
Sarah Darte
Lucretia Dart

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World Events (4)


Age 54

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

Age 59

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.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 64

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places so called, for example in Cambridgeshire, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Hampshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire. It has been established that wīchām was an Old English term for a settlement (Old English hām) associated with a Romano-British town, wīc in this case being an adaptation of Latin vicus. Childswickham in Gloucestershire bears a British name with a different etymology. The surname is now also common in Ireland, where it was taken in the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Wickam, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Sarah Wickam in entry for Jabaz Darte, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Sarah Wickham Darte, "Find A Grave Index"

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