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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Joseph Sawin
Mary Polly Gilbert
Nancy W. Sawin
Maritia Swain
Reuben Sawin
Rhoda B Sawin
Mira Sawin
Luke Sawin
Joseph Dexter Sawin
Eli Gilbert Sawin
Mary Ann Sawin
Josiah Warren Sawin
Miatha Sawin

Sources (1)

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

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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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