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Sarah Oldham Peterson

Female 1846 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name Sarah Oldham Peterson 
    Born 6 Dec 1846  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Census Aug 1850  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Census 1 Jun 1855  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Census 22 Jun 1860  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    South Abington 
    Census May 1865  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    South Ward 
    Census 16 Jun 1870  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Census 4 Jun 1880  South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Address:
    School St. 
    Census 13 Jun 1900  Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Address:
    277 School St. 
    • Sarah is enumerated in her father's home in 1900. There is a Benjamin F. Peterson next door who may be an older brother. She is listed as divorced and as having 3 children, all three of whom are still living. Sarah notes that she had three children, all of whom are still living in 1910.
    Census 29 Apr 1910  Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • In 1910, Sarah is living as a boarder. She reports that she is a widow and that 2 of her 3 children are living.
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I4850  Scott Dickson's Family
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2017 

    Father Franklin Peterson,   b. 12 Mar 1811, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1901, Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Mother Almira Stetson,   b. 27 Mar 1806, Pembroke, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 1880, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Married 10 Jan 1833  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Family ID F2739  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Amos W. Merrow,   b. 1852, Madison, Carroll Co., New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 13 Apr 1873  Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [11, 12
    Divorced 8 Aug 1877  Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Sarah O Merrow brought suit against Amos Merrow for divorce - October Term 1877 - 8 Aug 1877
      Claims that Amos Merrow deserted the family on 13 Mar 1874.
    Children 
     1. Lester Everette Merrow,   b. 21 Nov 1874, Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F1461  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Walter S. Hooper,   b. 19 Mar 1849, Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Mar 1916, Rockland, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)  [13
    Marriage License 9 Mar 1878  East Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    Married 14 Mar 1878  East Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    • This is Sarah's 2nd marriage. She was previously married to Merrow.
    Divorced 7 May 1891  Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Sarah O Hooper filed for divorce from Walter S Hooper - 7 May 1891
      Summons issued returnable 1 Jun 1891
      Walter defaulted on summons 18 Dec 1891
    Children 
     1. Cora Stetson Hooper,   b. 31 Aug 1879, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jun 1980, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 100 years)
     2. Alice Sarah Hooper,   b. 22 Sep 1881, South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Feb 1910, Brockton, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years)
    Last Modified 7 Mar 2019 
    Family ID F1460  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Dec 1846 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Aug 1850 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1 Jun 1855 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    South Abington - 22 Jun 1860 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    South Ward - May 1865 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 16 Jun 1870 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Apr 1873 - Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 8 Aug 1877 - Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage License - 9 Mar 1878 - East Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Mar 1878 - East Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    School St. - 4 Jun 1880 - South Abington, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsDivorced - 7 May 1891 - Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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    277 School St. - 13 Jun 1900 - Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - 29 Apr 1910 - Whitman, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • So far, we have not yet found a death date for Sarah. She does not appear in the Massachusetts 1920 or 1930 census. Nor in the town records or death indexes. It seems unlikely that she moved away but we have not found a death record.

  • Sources 
    1. [S681] Massachusetts, Town Birth Records, 1620-1850, 22 July 2012; Sarah Oldham Peterson, Abington Birth Records.

    2. [S682] 1850 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington; page 413; dwelling 437, family 559; Franklin Peterson.

    3. [S1285] 1855 Massachusetts State Census, Plymouth County, Franklin Peterson; Dwelling 61, Family 87.

    4. [S683] 1860 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington, South Abington; page 99; dwelling 653, family 809; Franklin Peterson.

    5. [S1283] 1865 Massachusetts State Census, Plymouth County, Franklin Peterson; Dwelling 27, Family 37.

    6. [S684] 1870 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Abington; page 35; dwelling 257, family 302; Franklin Peterson.

    7. [S686] 1880 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co., MA, South Abington; ED 552; page 10; dwelling 85, family 106; W.S. Hooper.

    8. [S651] 1900 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co, MA, Whitman; ED 1152; sheet 12; dwelling 242, family 305, 277 School Street; Franklin Peterson.

    9. [S645] 1910 US Federal Census, Plymouth Co., MA, Whitman; ED 1251; sheet 16-A; dwelling 314, family 424, 29 Harvard St.; Sarah Hooper.

    10. [S685] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1633-1850, 23 July 2012; Abington, Massachusetts Marriages - Franklin Peterson to Almira Stetson.

    11. [S690] Massachusetts, Marriages, 1841-1915, 30 July 2012; Abington, 1873, Amos Merrow to Sarah Peterson.

    12. [S1316] Supreme Judicial Court Plymouth County Record Book - 1873-1878, Divorce Records, Sarah O. Merrow vs Amos Merrow, p. 376.

    13. [S1279] Massachusetts, Death Records, 1841-1915, 8 July 2017; 1910, Brocton, Sarah Allice Goodwin.

    14. [S1280] Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988, East Bridgewater, Intentions of Marriage, Births Marriages and Deaths, 9 Mar 1878, Walter S Hooper to Sarah O Merrow.

    15. [S653] Massachusetts, Town Vital Collections, 1620-1988, 22 July 2012; E. Bridgewater Marriages - Walter S. Hooper to Sarah O. Merron.

    16. [S1317] Plymouth County Superior Court Docket Book - Divorces - 1888-1910, Case 1044, Sarah O Hooper vs Walter S Hooper.


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