Sarah Leonard

22 March 1795–28 September 1818 (Age 23)
Somerset Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Leonard was born on 22 March 1795, in Somerset Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Zenas Leonard, was 12 and her mother, Nancy Leonard, was 8. She married James Perry Beall on 6 January 1817, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She died on 28 September 1818, in Bethlehem Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 23.

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James Perry Beall
1795–1869
Sarah Leonard
1795–1818
Marriage: 6 January 1817
Jane Beall
1817–1904
Zenas Leonard Beall
1818–1852

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 January 1817
Pennsylvania, United States
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World Events (5)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1803

Age 8

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 8

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Name Meaning

1 English and French (Léonard): from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements leo ‘lion’ (a late addition to the vocabulary of Germanic name elements, taken from Latin) + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, ‘strong’, which was taken to England by the Normans. A saint of this name, who is supposed to have lived in the 6th century, but about whom nothing is known except for a largely fictional life dating from half a millennium later, was popular throughout Europe in the early Middle Ages and was regarded as the patron of peasants and horses.2 Irish (Fermanagh): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Mac Giolla Fhionáin or of Langan .3 Americanized form of Italian Leonardo or cognate forms in other European languages.

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

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