When Eureatha Sawyer was born about December 1879, in Washington, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States, her father, Anson Walter Sawyer, was 27 and her mother, Malinda O'Neal, was 25. She married Charles Barrow Paul on 13 December 1902, in Beaufort, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Bath Township, Beaufort, North Carolina, United States in 1900.
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 ).