Sarah Louisa Barton

13 September 1826–23 January 1902 (Age 75)
Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Louisa

When Sarah Louisa Barton was born on 13 September 1826, in Illinois, United States, her father, William Asa Barton, was 23 and her mother, Mary Brown, was 25. She married William Martin DeWitt on 22 June 1845, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 23 January 1902, in San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Pioneer Memorial Cemetery, San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States.

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Daniel Mijamin Taft
Sarah Louisa Barton
Marriage: about 1851
Emma Amelia Taft
Annie Taft
Henrietta L Taft
Daniel Asa Taft
Amelia Taft
Laura Taft

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1851San Bernardino, San Bernardino, California, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 4
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 6
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
    Age 20
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of numerous places called with Old English bere or bær ‘barley’ + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’, i.e. an outlying grange. Compare Barwick . The name is also found in Ireland, where it has been Gaelicized as de Bartún.Polish (Bartoń); Czech and Slovak (mainly Bartoň): from a pet form of the personal name Polish Bartłomiej, Czech Bartoloměj, Slovak Bartolomej, from Latin Bartholomaeus (see Bartholomew ). This surname is also found in Germany.

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

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    Sources (14)

    • Sarah Dewitt in household of William Myers, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Sarah Barton, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Sarah A Taft in household of Daniel Taft, "United States Census, 1870"

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