Frances Sawyer

Female1789–

Brief Life History of Frances

Frances Sawyer was born in 1789, in Quinebaug, Windham, Connecticut, United States as the daughter of George Sawyer. She married Elihu Miner on 14 September 1816. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter.

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Elihu Miner
1787–1816
Frances Sawyer
1789–
Marriage: 14 September 1816
Jane Miner
1817–1862
George Miner
1820–1821

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    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 September 1816
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1789

    Age 0

    George Washington elected first president of United States.

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 13

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 31

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, from Middle English sauer(e), sauw(i)er, also sagh(i)er, sag(i)er ‘sawyer’, a derivative of Old English sagu ‘saw’.

    Americanized form of some similar (like-sounding) Jewish surname, or translation into English of Jewish Seger or some other surname meaning ‘sawyer’, e.g. German Sager and Slovenian Žagar (see Zagar ).

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

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