Henrietta Abrams

23 April 1839–6 November 1881 (Age 42)
New York City, New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Henrietta

When Henrietta Abrams was born on 23 April 1839, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States, her father, Joseph Abrams, was 39 and her mother, Maria Van Tassel, was 30. She married Walton Otis Sawyer in 1862. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 6 November 1881, in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 42, and was buried in Cedar Fort, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walton Otis Sawyer
Henrietta Abrams
Marriage: 1862
Franklin Otis Sawyer
Edward Sawyer
Joseph Nelson Sawyer
William Levi Sawyer
Mary Gonzellah Sawyer
Edith Manetta Sawyer

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  • Marriage
  • Children


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    World Events (6)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 11
    The state known as Utah began when Brigham Young led a group of LDS pilgrims seeking freedom from religious persecution into the Great Salt Lake Valley, where they established a settlement in 1847. The golden spike completing the first transcontinental railroad line was driven at Promontory, Utah, in 1869, leading to a further influx of settlers.
    Age 24
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Jewish (Ashkenazic), Dutch, English, and German: patronymic from a reduced form of the personal name Abraham .

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

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    Sources (13)

    • Henrietta Sawyer in household of Walter Sawyer, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Henriettia in entry for Joseph N Sawyer, "Utah, Salt Lake City Cemetery Records, 1847-1976"
    • Henrietta in entry for Joseph N Sawyer, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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