Sarah Lapham

27 April 1799–25 August 1855 (Age 56)
Ledyard, Cayuga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Lapham was born on 27 April 1799, in Ledyard, Cayuga, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Lapham, was 38 and her mother, Thankful Smith, was 36. She married Benjamin Waldron in February 1832, in Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She died on 25 August 1855, in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Centerville, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Waldron
Sarah Lapham
Marriage: February 1832
Thomas A. Waldron
Gillispie Walter Waldron
Orson Heber Waldron

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    February 1832Scipio, Cayuga, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 4
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 20
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: probably a habitational name from Lopham, a place in Norfolk, so named from an Old English personal name Loppa + hām ‘village, homestead’.Americanized form of French Lapalme .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Abbreviated Life Histories of Benjamin Waldron (1795-1882) and Sally Lapham (1799-1855)

    Benjamin Waldron was born in Belbroughton, England, in 1795, to George Waldron and Elizabeth Jane Broadhurst. He was the eldest of three living children. His father died when he was young and his mo …

    Sources (11)

    • Sally Waldrin in household of Benjamin Waldrin, "United States Census, 1850"
    • unknown in entry for Gillispie W. Waldron, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Sarah in entry for Thomas Waldron, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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