Sarah Tracy

1755–1828 (Age 73)
East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Tracy was born on 15 June 1755, in East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, her father, Nehemiah Tracy, was 32 and her mother, Susannah Smith, was 30. She married Capt James Francis on 24 May 1815, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States. She died on 25 July 1828, in Middlesex, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Little Haddam Cemetery, East Haddam, Middlesex, Connecticut, United States.

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Sarah Tracy
Capt James Francis
Marriage: 24 May 1815

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24 May 1815
Middlesex, Connecticut, United States

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World Events (6)


Age 21

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

Age 26

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.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 39

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Frances, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Sarah Tracy, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"
  • Sarah Tracy, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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