Sarah Tracy

1735–1812 (Age 77)
Saint Pauls, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Tracy was born on 14 April 1735, in Saint Pauls, Baltimore, Maryland, United States, her father, Teague Bazel Tracey, was 32 and her mother, Katherine Warnel, was 29. She married Peter Malott in 1752, in Prince George's, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 4 April 1812, in Washington, Maryland, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Tracy
Peter Malott
Marriage: 1752
Thomas Malott
Theodore Malott
John Malott
Joseph Malott
William Harvey Malott
Hannah Malott
Catharine Mallot
Peter Malott
Michael Malott
Daniel Malott
Sarah Malott
Hiram B Malott

Spouse & Children

Prince George's, Maryland, United States


+7 More Children

Parents & Siblings



  • Male1728–Male

  • Benjamin Tracey


  • Thomas Tracey


  • John Tracey


  • Female1735–1812Female

+4 More Children

World Events (4)


Age 41

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

Age 41

Maryland is the 7th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 65

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Irish (of Norman origin): habitational name from Tracy-Bocage or Tracy-sur-Mer in Calvados, both named from the Gallo-Roman personal name Thracius (a derivative of Latin Thrax, genitive Thracis, ‘Thracian’) + the locative suffix -eium.2 Irish: variant of Treacy .3 Americanized form of some like-sounding Jewish name.

Possible Related Names

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

Story Highlight

Sarah Tracy taken captive by Indians

Sarah Taken Captive by Indians and Taken to Detroit "The two wives were alive at the same time, but not living with Peter at the same time as Sarah had been kidnapped by Indians and taken to Detroit. …

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Sources (2)

  • Sarah Tracey, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"
  • Sarah Tracey, "Maryland Births and Christenings, 1650-1995"

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