Sarah Ann Staats

Female19 June 1826–25 May 1885

Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Staats was born on 19 June 1826, in Albany, Albany, New York, United States, her father, Dr. Peter P. Staats, was 23 and her mother, Hetty Van Zandt Platt, was 21. She lived in Echo, Umatilla, Oregon, United States in 1920. She died on 25 May 1885, at the age of 58, and was buried in Albany Rural Cemetery, Albany, New York, United States.

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Dr. Peter P. Staats
Hetty Van Zandt Platt
Sarah Ann Staats
Edward Staats
Elizabeth Staats
Dr. Charles Platt Staats
Philip P. Staats
Dudley Staats
James Bleecker Staats
Mary Platt Staats
Edward Staats
Hetty Staats
Edward Platt Staats

Sources (6)

  • Sarah Staats in household of Peter P Staats, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Ann Statts, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Am Staats in household of Peter P Staats, "New York, State Census, 1855"

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World Events (7)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 1

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Age 20

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: patronymic from Staat .

History: This was the name of a prominent Dutch family in New Netherland, where it was often spelled Staets.

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

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