Betta Sawyer

14 February 1761–18 October 1840 (Age 79)
Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Betta

When Betta Sawyer was born on 14 February 1761, in Bolton, Worcester, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Joshua Sawyer, was 28 and her mother, Thankful Whitcomb, was 23. She died on 18 October 1840, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Sawyer
1732–1812
Thankful Whitcomb
1738–1839
Joshua Sawyer
1759–
Betta Sawyer
1761–1840
Peter Sawyer
1763–1840
Zilpah Sawyer
1765–1810
James Sawyer
1767–
Thankful Sawyer
1770–
Aholiab Sawyer
1773–
Kaziah Sawyer
1775–
Keturah Sawyer
1777–
Patience Sawyer
1782–1845

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Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for someone who earned his living by sawing wood, Middle English saghier, an agent derivative of sagh(en) ‘to saw’.2 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish surname or a translation of Seger .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Betta Sawyer, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Betta SAWYER - birth-name: Betta Sawyer

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