Sarah Elizabeth Tuttle

Female24 November 1844–5 May 1904

Brief Life History of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Tuttle was born on 24 November 1844, in Weare, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Simon Tuttle Jr., was 39 and her mother, Sarah Buxton, was 34. She married John Goodwin Rowell on 2 April 1862, in New Boston, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Alexandria, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States in 1870 and Concord, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States in 1880. She died on 5 May 1904, in Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Grafton, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Goodwin Rowell
Sarah Elizabeth Tuttle
Marriage: 2 April 1862
George Goodwin Rowell
Nellie Sarah Rowell
Lydia E. Rowell

Sources (29)

  • Lizzie B Rowell in entry for Rowell, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Lizzie B Rowell in entry for John G Rowell, "United States Census of Union Veterans and Widows of the Civil War, 1890"
  • Lizzie B. Tuttle in entry for John M. Colburn and Nellie S. Rowell, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 April 1862New Boston, Hillsborough, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (2)

    World Events (7)


    Age 2

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


    Age 19

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 19

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    English (Norfolk, Suffolk and Berkshire):

    possibly a variant of Thirkell, from the Middle English personal name T(h)irkill, T(h)urkill (Old Norse Thorkell, Thorkil, Thurkil, a shortened form of Thorketill from the god's name Thórr ‘Thor’ + ketill ‘kettle, cauldron’).

    variant of Tuthill .

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

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