Sarah Tracy

1677–1758 (Age 80)
Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Tracy was born on 17 December 1677, in Preston, New London, Connecticut, United States, her father, Thomas Tracy Jr., was 33 and her mother, Sarah Edgarton, was 29. She married Joseph Minor Jr. on 18 June 1700, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 24 November 1758, in Stonington, New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in New London, Connecticut, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Tracy
1677–1758
Joseph Minor Jr.
1669–1739
Marriage: 18 June 1700
Sarah Minor
1702–1724
Jerusha Miner
1703–1777
Mary Minor
1705–1747
Grace Miner
1707–1773
Christopher Miner
1710–1711
Joseph Minor
1711–1713
Jabez Miner
1714–1714
Thankful Miner
1717–1717

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
18 June 1700
Stonington, New London, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America
children

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

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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.

Story Highlight

Thomas Tracy, Jr. Will

Thomas Tracy of Preston, in will dated 6 Apr. 1721, proved 23 Apr. 1724,gave his wife Sarah one-sixth of his estate during her widowhood, and made her sole Executrix; to sons Nathaniel, Jeremiah, Jeda …

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Tracy in entry for Joseph Minor, "Connecticut, Vital Records, Prior to 1850"
  • Sarah Tracy Minor, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Tracy, "Connecticut, Births and Christenings, 1649-1906"

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