Sarah Catherine Showalter

Brief Life History of Sarah Catherine

When Sarah Catherine Showalter was born on 9 July 1868, in Shenandoah, Virginia, United States, her father, John Showalter, was 30 and her mother, Anna Fansler, was 26. She lived in Hurlbut Township, Logan, Illinois, United States in 1910 and Lee District, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States for about 20 years. She died on 26 February 1952, in Harrisonburg, Rockingham, Virginia, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Forestville, Shenandoah, Virginia, United States.

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John Showalter
Anna Fansler
Mary Ellen Showalter
William Showalter
Sarah Catherine Showalter
Elizabeth A Showalter
Joseph Franklin Showalter
Edward B Showalter

Sources (17)

  • Sarah Showalter in household of E R Showalter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sarah C Showalter, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • Sarah Catherine Showalter, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.


In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Schowalter .

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

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