Sarah Tracy

1720–1805 (Age 84)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Tracy was born on 23 September 1720, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Jedediah Tracy Sr., was 27 and her mother, Margaret Rix, was 29. She married ? on 3 June 1742. She died on 5 March 1805, in her hometown, at the age of 84, and was buried in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Sarah Tracy
Marriage: 3 June 1742

Spouse & Children

  • Female1720–1805Female

  • ?


3 June 1742
of Preston,, Conn.

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World Events (4)


Age 56

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 61

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 67

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Elisha Crary, "Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934"
  • Sarah Tracy Crary, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Tracy, "Connecticut Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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