Sarah Orr

6 January 1823–18 May 1912 (Age 89)
Ross, Ohio, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Orr was born on 6 January 1823, in Ross, Ohio, United States, her father, Thomas Orr, was 40 and her mother, Mary Anne Jones, was 29. She married Isaac Newton Rittenour on 14 November 1847, in Ross, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Pickaway Township, Pickaway, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Ohio, United States in 1912. She died on 18 May 1912, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Newton Rittenour
Sarah Orr
Marriage: 14 November 1847
John Wesley Rittenour
Mary Ann Rittenour

Spouse and Children

    Isaac Newton Rittenour



14 November 1847
Ross, Ohio, United States


    John Wesley Rittenour


    Mary Ann Rittenour


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Orr





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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 13

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 37

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English, Scottish, and northern Irish: from the Old Norse byname Orri ‘blackcock’ (the male black grouse).2 Scottish: nickname for someone with a sallow complexion, from Gaelic odhar ‘pale’, ‘dun’.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a shore or ridge, from Old English ōra ‘shore’, ‘hill-slope’, ‘flat-topped ridge’, or a habitational name from a place named with this word ( see Ore ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Crabb in household of William Crabb, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Crab in household of Mary Withgott, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah Crabb in household of William Crabb, "United States Census, 1860"

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