Eureatha Sawyer

Femaleabout December 1879–

Brief Life History of Eureatha

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.

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Charles Barrow Paul
Eureatha Sawyer
Marriage: 13 December 1902

Sources (6)

  • Eureatha Sawyer in household of Anson Sawyer, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Eureatha Sawyer - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Eureatha Sawyer
  • Retha Sawyer, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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  • Marriage
    13 December 1902Beaufort, North Carolina, United States
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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

    Age 18

    In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 31

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    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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