Sarah Maria Loughhead

1817–1862 (Age 45)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Maria

Sarah Maria Loughhead was born in 1817, in New York, United States. She had at least 5 sons and 1 daughter with John D Tift. She lived in Cooper, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States in 1850 and Everett Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States in 1860. She died in 1862, in Newaygo, Michigan, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Big Prairie-Everett Cemetery, Big Prairie Township, Newaygo, Michigan, United States.

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John D Tift
Sarah Maria Loughhead
John M Tift
Sheldon P Tift
Lydia Jane Tift
Calvin Tift
Lewis Tift
William Tift

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World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 2
With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 10
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 13
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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Lochhead .

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Sources (5)

  • Sally M Tift in household of John Tift, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mariah Lohill in entry for John Tift and Tillie Johnston, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Maria Tift in household of John D Tift, "United States Census, 1860"

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