Nathan Sayre

Male30 June 1748–16 June 1841

Brief Life History of Nathan

When Nathan Sayre was born on 30 June 1748, in Elizabeth, Union, New Jersey, United States, his father, Joseph Sayre, was 29 and his mother, Mary Price, was 19. He married Mary Monell about 1772, in Goshen, Goshen, Orange, New York, United States. He registered for military service in 1835. He died on 16 June 1841, in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Wellsville, Wellsville, Allegany, New York, United States.

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Nathan Sayre
Mrs. Nathan Sayre
Sophia Sayre
Emily Sayre
Edward Sayre
Francis Sayre
John Sayre
David Sayre
Whittington Sayre

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  • Nathan Sayre in entry for Emily Sayre Welter, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"
  • Nathan Sayre, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"
  • Nathan D. Sayre, "Find A Grave Index"

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Age 27

"During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 49

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Name Meaning

English (Middlesex and Surrey): variant of Sayer .

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

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