Sarah Ann Carver

Female16 February 1858–

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Carver was born on 16 February 1858, in Edgehill, King George, Virginia, United States, her father, John Wesley Carver, was 27 and her mother, Laura Ann Ferrell, was 27. She married Andrew B. Dickerson on 22 December 1883, in King George, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Potomac District, King George, Virginia, United States in 1880.

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Andrew B. Dickerson
Sarah Ann Carver
Marriage: 22 December 1883
Anna R. Dickerson
Richard R. Dickinson
Anna Dickerson
Hattie M. Dickerson
Joseph G. Dickerson

Sources (17)

  • Sarah A Carver in household of John Carver, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah Ann Carver, "Virginia Births and Christenings, 1584-1917"
  • Sarah A. Dickerson in entry for Anna Dickerson, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 December 1883King George, Virginia, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · The Battle of Manassas

    Age 3

    The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 


    Age 5

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 32

    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name from Middle English kerver ‘one who cuts or carves (something)’, especially wood, hence ‘carpenter’ but within that trade more specifically and commonly ‘sculptor of wooden images’; perhaps occasionally ‘sculptor in stone’.

    Americanized form of German Garber , Gerber , or Körber (see Koerber ).

    History: John Carver (c. 1576–1621), one of the Mayflower Pilgrims, was the first governor of Plymouth Plantation. He was born in Nottinghamshire or Derbyshire, England. Emigrating to the Netherlands in 1609, he joined the Pilgrims at Leyden.

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

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