Sally Work

22 March 1782–
Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Sally

When Sally Work was born on 22 March 1782, in Winthrop, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, James Works, was 27 and her mother, Esther Stevens, was 26. She lived in Dixmont, Penobscot, Maine, United States in 1850.

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Family Time Line

James Works
1755–1839
Esther Stevens
1756–1821
Abel Works
1778–1859
Mary Works
1780–1849
Sarah Works
1782–1860
Sally Work
1782–
John Works
1785–1847
Levi Works
1787–
James Works
1789–
Lucy Works
1792–1841
Joel Work
1794–1806
Cyrus Works
1799–1861
Esther Works
1799–1868
Ira Work
1801–1871

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (3)

1783 · A Free America

Age 1

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 4

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1799

Age 17

Historical Boundaries - 1799: Kennebec, Massachusetts, United States; 1820: Kennebec, Maine, United States

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Work in the parish of St. Ola, Orkney.2 English: from Old English (ge)weorc ‘work’, ‘fortification’, hence probably a topographic name or an occupational name for someone who worked on fortifications or at a fort.3 Danish: habitational name from a place so called.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sally Work in household of John P Palmer, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sally Work, "Maine, Births and Christenings, 1739-1900"

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