Sarah Pease

Female2 December 1791–1885

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Pease was born on 2 December 1791, in New York, United States, her father, Elijah Pease, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Smith, was 17. She had at least 1 daughter with Garet Van Buren. She died in 1885, at the age of 94.

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Garet Van Buren
1790–1819
Sarah Pease
1791–1885
Sarah Ann Van Buren
1816–1896

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  • Sarah Pe.s. in entry for Marie Van Buren, "Illinois Deaths and Burials, 1749-1999"

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World Events (8)

1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 3

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 6

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 28

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: from Middle English pese, pise (Old English peose, pise) ‘pea’. The word was commonly used to denote something small or of little worth, as in the phrase not worth a pese. It may have been used to nickname someone who habitually used the term or who was thought to merit it. It might alternatively have been a name for a pea-seller. Compare Bean .

Americanized form of French Pié (see Pie ), with the addition of excrescent -s, a common feature of Americanized surnames.

History: Robert and John Pease came from Great Baddow, Essex, England, to Salem, MA, in 1634. In 1644 Robert died, leaving a son (also called Robert) who was apprenticed as a weaver in Salem. By 1646 John Pease was living on Martha's Vineyard.

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

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