Sarah W. Felt

16 July 1798–22 August 1866 (Age 68)
Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah W.

When Sarah W. Felt was born on 16 July 1798, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Benjamin Felt, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Ward Felt, was 27. She lived in Essex, Massachusetts, United States in 1860. She died on 22 August 1866, in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Benjamin Felt
Sarah Ward Felt
Mary Felt
Benjamin Felt Jr.
Sarah W. Felt
Catherine Felt
Nancy Singleton Felt
Elanor Felt
Henrietta Augusta Felt
Edward B. Felt
John Felt

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World Events (8)

1799 · East India Marine Society

Age 1

The East India Marine Society was formed in 1799 consisting of navigators that had explored the Cape of Good Hope or Cape Horn.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 2

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1816 · Salem Old Town Hall Built

Age 18

The old town hall in Salem was built in 1816. It is one of the oldest structures in Salem.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a felt maker, from Old English felt ‘felt’.2 Said to be an Americanized or Germanized spelling of a Hungarian name, of uncertain identity.

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Felt, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Fell, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Sarah Felt in household of Benjan Felt, "United States Census, 1850"

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