Sarah Stern

about 1745–
Caroline, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Stern was born about 1745, in Caroline, Virginia, United States, her father, Francis Stern, was 45 and her mother, Ann Elizabeth B., was 28. She had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Sampson Meredith.

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Family Time Line

Sampson Meredith
1738–
Sarah Stern
1745–
Ursilla Meredith
1764–
Mary Mason Meredith
1766–
Ann Meredith
1768–
David Meredith
1770–
Joseph Norfleet Meredith
1772–
William A Meredith
1789–
Francis Meredith
–1854

Spouse and Children

    Sampson Meredith

    Male1738–Male

    Female1745–Female

children

(7)

    Ursilla Meredith

    Female1764–Female

    Mary Mason Meredith

    Female1766–Female

    Ann Meredith

    Female1768–Female

    David Meredith

    Male1770–Male

    Joseph Norfleet Meredith

    Male1772–Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (7)

1758 · Mount Vernon

Age 13

Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
1776

Age 31

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 35

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): from Middle High German stern, German Stern ‘star’, a habitational name for someone living at a house distinguished by the sign of a star, or a Jewish ornamental name. This name is widespread throughout central and eastern Europe. In Slovenia it is commonly spelled Štern.2 English: nickname for a severe person, from Middle English stern(e) ‘strict’, ‘austere’.

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

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