Sarah Hustead

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Hustead was born about 1819, in Taylor, West Virginia, United States, her father, William H Hustead, was 28 and her mother, Mrs. Mary Hustead, was 27. She married Benjamin A. Coplin on 30 April 1835, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Taylor, Virginia, United States in 1850.

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Benjamin A. Coplin
Sarah Hustead
Marriage: 30 April 1835
Helen Mary Coplin
Nancy D. Coplin
Edith Ann Coplin
Minerva J. Coplin

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  • Sally Hastead in household of William Hastead, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Hustead, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Sarah Hustead in entry for Benj A Coplin, "West Virginia, County Marriage Records, 1776-1971"

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

Altered form of English Husted .

Americanized form of Norwegian Hustad and possibly also of Danish Husted or German Hustedt .

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

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