Jane Sawyer

1804–
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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Family Time Line

Jane Sawyer
1804–
Thomas S. Strout
1795–
Marriage: 20 March 1821
Ruth E Strout
1821–1855
Hannah Strout
1822–1911
Everett Strout
1824–
Maria Strout
1826–1917
John J. Strout
1830–1870
Emma Jane Strout
1833–1910
Everett Strout
1834–
Lewis Strout
1836–
Harriet Strout
1839–
Lydia A. Strout
1841–
James F. Strout
1844–
Emery Strout
1847–

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
20 March 1821
Steuben, Washington, Maine, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(7)

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

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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