Sally Phelps

1801–1894 (Age 93)
Rensselaerville, Rensselaerville, Albany, New York, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally Phelps was born on 4 March 1801, in Rensselaerville, Rensselaerville, Albany, New York, United States, her father, Asa Phelps Jr., was 28 and her mother, Sarah Sally Nichols, was 18. She married Matthew Felter about 1826, in Eminence, Blenheim, Schoharie, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Blenheim, Schoharie, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 1 November 1894, in Richmondville, Richmondville, Schoharie, New York, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Richmondville, Richmondville, Schoharie, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sally Phelps
1801–1894
Matthew Felter
1806–1872
Marriage: about 1826
Melissa M Felter
1827–1877
Freeman S. Felter
1829–1913
Dr Mahlon Felter
1831–1905
Abram H. Felter
1834–1919
Harriet P Felter
1838–1890

Spouse & Children

  • Female1801–1894Female

  • Matthew Felter

    Male1806–1872Male

MARRIAGE
about 1826
Eminence, Blenheim, Schoharie, New York, United States
children

(5)

  • Melissa M Felter

    Female1827–1877Female

  • Freeman S. Felter

    Male1829–1913Male

  • Male1831–1905Male

  • Abram H. Felter

    Male1834–1919Male

  • Harriet P Felter

    Female1838–1890Female

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(15)

  • Female1799–1893Female

  • Female1801–1894Female

  • Lucinda Phelps

    Female1802–1896Female

  • Bradford Phelps

    Male1804–1883Male

  • Hiram Phelps

    Male1806–1875Male

+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1803

Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 26

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

Name Meaning

English (southwestern): patronymic from Philip .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sally Felter in household of Mathew Felter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sally Felter in household of Matthew Felter, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sally Felter in household of Matthew Felter, "United States Census, 1850"

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