Sara Detweiler

Femaleabout 1755–1778

Brief Life History of Sara

Sara Detweiler was born about 1755, in Pennsylvania, United States. She married James Bettle about 1778, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She died in 1778, in Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 24.

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James Bettle
Sara Detweiler
Marriage: about 1778

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  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013 for Barbara Neisman PA - Statewide Miscellaneous Locations Family History Aldefer Bible Records
  • Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1669-2013 for Sussana Clemmer PA - Statewide Miscellaneous Locations Family History Aldefer Bible Records

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  • Marriage
    about 1778Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • World Events (3)


    Age 21

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 21

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    1776 · The Declaration to the King

    Age 21

    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of South German Dettweiler and of its Swiss German cognate Dettwiler . The surname Detweiler is also found in Germany, where it is very rare. Compare Detwiler .

    History: This is one of the two most common American variants of the name of a Swiss Mennonite family (see Dettweiler ).

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

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