Katherine Mehitable Sawyer

1 October 1806–30 January 1886 (Age 79)
Andover, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of Katherine Mehitable

When Katherine Mehitable Sawyer was born on 1 October 1806, in Andover, Oxford, Maine, United States, her father, Amos Richardson Sawyer, was 42 and her mother, Elizabeth Goodale Bixbee, was 39. She married Benjamin Kimball Hall on 3 April 1827, in Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She died on 30 January 1886, in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Kimball Hall
1793–1875
Katherine Mehitable Sawyer
1806–1886
Marriage: 3 April 1827
Horace Loomis Hall
1828–1845
Eliza Marie Hall
1830–1836
Dorothy Merrill Hall
1831–1900
Mary Kingsbury Hall
1833–1920
Catherine Hall
1835–1898
Helen Sawyer Hall
1837–1837
Louisa Maria Hall
1839–1923
William Henry Hall
1842–1913
Benjamin Franklin Hall
1847–1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 April 1827Rumford, Oxford, Maine, United States
  • Children

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (5)

    World Events (8)

    1808
    Age 2
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1825
    Age 19
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1827
    Age 21
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Stonier
    Seger
    Sawyers
    Sayer
    Shawyer
    Saw
    Sager

    Story Highlight

    Benjamin Kimball Hall and Mehitable Sawyer

    Benjamin Kimball Hall(1) was born on November 10, 1793 in Chester, Rockingham County, New Hampshire, the eighth child of Joseph Hall and Ruth Harriman. His paternal grandparents were Jonathan Hall and …

    Sources (44)

    • 1860 US Census_Mahatable Bingham, "United States Census, 1860"
    • 1827 Marriage record of Mehitable Sawyer and Benjamin Kimball Hall, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"
    • Mehitable in entry for Catherine Hall Cummings, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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