Sarah Edson

1772–1821 (Age 49)
Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Edson was born on 22 November 1772, in Brockton, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Jacob Edson Sr, was 50 and her mother, Elizabeth Betty Packard, was 33. She had at least 8 sons and 1 daughter with Asa Dodge. She died on 21 November 1821, in Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Cadis, Warren Township, Bradford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sarah Edson
Asa Dodge
Lorain Zell Dodge Sr
Edward Edson Dodge
Resia Dodge
Asa Dodge
Chester Dodge
Sarah Dodge
Gurley Dodge
Aaron Dodge
Calvin Dodge

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+6 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

Age 4

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 14

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.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic or metronymic from Eade .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Sarah in entry for Aaron Dodge, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Sarah in entry for Resia Dodge, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Sarah in entry for Chester Dodge, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

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