Sarah Tracy

Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Tracy was born on 15 March 1772, in Norwich, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Ebenezer Tracy, was 27 and her mother, Mary Freeman, was 24. She married Elisha Burnham on 23 November 1793, in Newent, Lisbon, New London, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son.

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Sarah Tracy
Elisha Burnham
Marriage: 23 November 1793
James Elisha Burnham

Spouse & Children

  • Female1772–Female

  • Elisha Burnham


23 November 1793
Newent, Lisbon, New London, Connecticut, United States


  • James Elisha Burnham


Parents & Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

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

Age 9

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.

Age 31

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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 (1)

  • Sarah Tracy, "Connecticut Marriages, 1630-1997"

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