Sarah Burton Chadwick

16 October 1849–27 April 1864 (Age 14)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Burton

When Sarah Burton Chadwick was born on 16 October 1849, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Abraham Chadwick Senior, was 28 and her mother, Mary Burton, was 29. She lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Weber, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 27 April 1864, in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 14, and was buried in North Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Abraham Chadwick Senior
Mary Burton
Mary Jane Chadwick
Abraham Chadwick Jr.
Ann Chadwick
Sarah Burton Chadwick

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World Events (3)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 8
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 14
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire and Lancashire): habitational name from any of various places called Chadwick, in Lancashire, Warwickshire, and two in Worcestershire. One of the places in Worcestershire and the one in Warwickshire are named as ‘the dairy farm (Old English wīc) of Ceadel’. The other place in Worcestershire and the one in Lancashire are named as ‘Ceadda's dairy farm’. Ceadda was the name of a famous Anglo-Saxon bishop, Saint Chad. In Lancashire there was probably some confusion with another Lancashire name, Chaddock .

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

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Sarah Chadwick was born on 16 October 1849 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa to Abraham and Mary Burton Chadwick. She was the youngest of four children, three girls and one boy. Her fa …

Sources (10)

  • Sarah Chadwick in household of Abram Chadwick, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Chadwick in household of Abraham Chadwick, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Chadwick, "BillionGraves Index"

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