Sarah Jane Eldred

5 April 1847–20 June 1913 (Age 66)
Colesville, Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Sarah Jane

When Sarah Jane Eldred was born on 5 April 1847, in Colesville, Broome, New York, United States, her father, Alexander Eldred, was 29 and her mother, Emily Judd, was 24. She married Christopher Baker on 19 November 1871. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Norwich, Chenango, New York, United States for about 5 years and Sidney, Sidney, Delaware, New York, United States in 1910. She died on 20 June 1913, in Colesville, Broome, New York, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Nineveh, Colesville, Broome, New York, United States.

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Christopher Baker
Sarah Jane Eldred
Marriage: 19 November 1871
Althea Carrie Baker
George A. Baker
Lucy M. Baker
Arabella Baker

Spouse and Children

    Christopher Baker



19 November 1871



    Lucy M. Baker



    Arabella Baker


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 16

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 16

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.

Age 18

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Aldred .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah J Eldred in household of Alexander Eldred, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Sarah Baker in household of Frank A Simonsen, "New York State Census, 1905"
  • Sarah J Baker, "New York State Census, 1892"

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