Miatha Sawin

Female9 June 1816–

Brief Life History of Miatha

When Miatha Sawin was christened on 9 June 1816, in Westminster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Sawin, was 42 and her mother, Mary Polly Gilbert, was 42.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sawin
1774–1860
Mary Polly Gilbert
1773–1866
Nancy W. Sawin
1792–1864
Maritia Swain
1800–1833
Reuben Sawin
1794–1863
Rhoda B Sawin
1797–1883
Mira Sawin
1800–
Luke Sawin
1801–1855
Joseph Dexter Sawin
1805–1871
Eli Gilbert Sawin
1807–1888
Mary Ann Sawin
1809–1842
Josiah Warren Sawin
1812–1882
Miatha Sawin
1816–

Sources (1)

  • Miatha Sawin, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

Parents and Siblings

Siblings (11)

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World Events (3)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

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. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1820 · Making Land more affordable

"The United States law requiring full payment at the time of purchase and registration of any land. to help encourage sales and make land more affordable, Congress reduced the minimum price of dollar per acre and the minimum size that could be purchased. Most of this land for sale was located on the frontier which was then ""The West"". This Act was good for many Americans, but it was also over used by wealthy investors."

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Sawin, Sewin (Old English Sǣwine, from ‘sea’ + wine ‘friend’; compare Sainsbury ). This surname is now rare in Britain.

History: The name was brought to Watertown, MA, by John Sawin (born c. 1620 in Boxford, Suffolk, England).

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

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