Sarah A Whitaker

about 1852–
Floyd, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah A

When Sarah A Whitaker was born about 1852, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States, her father, Wiley D Whitaker, was 26 and her mother, America Hamilton, was 22. She married Lewis William Byrd Salyer on 12 July 1877, in Floyd, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Lewis William Byrd Salyer
1857–1929
Sarah A Whitaker
1852–
Marriage: 12 July 1877
Dollie Salyers
1881–1968

Spouse and Children

    Lewis William Byrd Salyer

    Male1857–1929Male

    Female1852–Female

MARRIAGE
12 July 1877
Floyd, Kentucky, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1861

Age 9

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with Old English hwīt ‘white’ or hwǣte ‘wheat’ + æcer ‘cultivated land’, as for example Whitaker in Lancashire and Whitacre in Warwickshire (both ‘white field’) or Whiteacre in Kent and Wheatacre in Norfolk (both ‘wheat field’).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah A Whitker in household of Mallery Whitker, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sally Whitaker in household of Wesly Whitaker, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sallie Whitaker, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.