Mattie A Sawyer

1872–2 April 1887 (Age 15)
Lagrange, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Mattie A

When Mattie A Sawyer was born in 1872, in Lagrange, Penobscot, Maine, United States, her father, Charles Henry Sawyer, was 32 and her mother, Susan Jane Wallace, was 25. She died on 2 April 1887, in Lagrange, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 15, and was buried in Hill Crest Cemetery, Lagrange, Penobscot, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Sawyer
Susan Jane Wallace
Newell Enos Sawyer
Mattie A Sawyer

Parents and Siblings

    Charles Henry Sawyer


    Susan Jane Wallace




World Events (6)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 0

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 0

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 9

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Mattie A Sawyer in household of Sewall B Sawyer, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mattie A Sawyer, "Find A Grave Index"

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