Sarah Watson

14 June 1787–
United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Watson was born on 14 June 1787, in United States, her father, Benjamin T. Watson, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Crandall, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin T. Watson
1755–1814
Elizabeth Crandall
1764–1848
Joseph Watson
1784–
Elizabeth Watson
1785–
Sarah Watson
1787–
Lydia Watson
1789–
Lucy Watson
1792–
Benjamin Watson
1793–
Lyman Watson
1795–1880
Sally Watson
1796–
Edward Watson
1800–1872
Isaac Watson
1801–
Samuel Watson
1803–

Parents and Siblings

    Male1755–1814Male

    Elizabeth Crandall

    Female1764–1848Female

siblings

(11)

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World Events (3)

1788 · The First Presidential Election

Age 1

The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.
1789

Age 2

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1789 · The United States Constitution

Age 2

Originally comprising seven articles, the United States Constitution is the backbone of the law in the Nation. The first three articles talk about the separation of powers, dividing the government into three branches: the legislative, the executive, and the judicial. Articles Four, Five and Six describe the what each state governments have rights to do, how the states and the federal government should act in their relationship, and how the constitutional amendments are shared between all states. The Seventh Article explains and establishes the procedure used by the thirteen States to ratify it. It is regarded as the oldest written and codified national constitution in force. Since the Constitution came into force in 1789, it has been amended 27 times, including an amendment to repeal a previous one.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: patronymic from the personal name Wat ( see Watt )

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

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