Jane Sawyer

Milbridge, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Jane

When Jane Sawyer was born in 1804, in Milbridge, Washington, Maine, United States, her father, Josiah Sawyer JR, was 41 and her mother, Betsey Brown, was 35. She married Thomas S. Strout on 20 March 1821, in Steuben, Washington, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters.

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Jane Sawyer
Thomas S. Strout
Marriage: 20 March 1821
Ruth E Strout
Hannah Strout
Everett Strout
Maria Strout
John J. Strout
Emma Jane Strout
Everett Strout
Lewis Strout
Harriet Strout
Lydia A. Strout
James F. Strout
Emery Strout

Spouse & Children

20 March 1821
Steuben, Washington, Maine, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 0

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1804 · Whitehead Light

Age 0

In 1804, President Thomas Jefferson authorized the creation of a light station on Whitehead Island. The light house went into service by 1807. It is the third-oldest light house in Maine. Whitehead Light still exists as the private property of Pine Island Camp, a non-profit organization.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 32

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Jane Strout in household of Thomas Strout, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jane Strout in household of Thomas Strout, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Straut in entry for Joseph Rone and Emma J. Straut, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

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