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Sawyer, John D
Gray, Cumberland, Maine, USA - Elm House (1907)
Gray, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Elm House (1907)
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John D Sawyer

  (01 Jun 1838Gray, Cumberland, Maine, USA  - 19 Dec 1917Gray, Cumberland, Maine, USA )  

John D Sawyer

The Life of John D Sawyer


Birth
01 Jun 1838
Gray, Cumberland, Maine, USA
Invention1841 - The sewing machine is invented (Barthélemy Thimonnier, France)

USA1841 - William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) becomes 9th President of the United States - dies one month after assuming the office. John Tyler (1790-1862) becomes 10th President of the United States.

Invention1842 - The refrigerator is invented (John Gorrie, United States)

Invention1843 - The Christmas card is invented (John Callcott Horsley, England)

Invention1845 - The rubber band is invented (Stephen Perry, United States)

USA1845 - James K. Polk (1795-1849) becomes 11th President of the United States

USA1848 - Gold discovered in California

USA1849 - Zachary Taylor (1784-1850) becomes 12th President of the United States. He dies in office after 16 months.

Invention1849 - The safety pin is invented (Walter Hunt, United States)

USA1850 - Millard Filmore (1800-1874) becomes 13th President of the United States

USA1850 - Beginning of the French-Canadian emigration to the United States

USA1853 - Franklin Pierce (1804-1869) becomes 14th President of the United States

Invention1853 - Potato chips are invented (George Crum, United States)

USA1854 - Republican Party formed for abolition of slavery.

USA1857 - James Buchanan (1791-1868) becomes 15th President of the United States - the only bachelor to be President.

Invention1857 - Toilet paper is invented (Joseph Gayetty, United States)

USA1860 - South Carolina becomes first southern state to secede from the Union.

USA1861 - Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865) becomes 16th President of the United States. Start of U.S. Civil War - April 12, 1861 - Confederate forces fire upon Fort Sumter.

USA1863 - Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves

Invention1864 - Pasteurization is invented (Louis Pasteur, France)

USA1865 - April 9 - Robert E. Lee surrenders to Ulysees S. Grant at Appomattox Court House. April 14 - President Lincoln assassinated by John Wilkes Booth at Fords Theater in Washington D.C. Andrew Johnson (1808-1875) becomes 17th President of the United States - Johnson was the first President to be impeached, although he was not convicted.

USA1867 - United States buys Alaska

Invention1868 - The typewriter is invented (Christopher Latham Sholes, United States)

USA1869 - Ulysses S. Grant (1822-1885) becomes 18th President of the United States


Gray, Cumberland, Maine Click here to go to source1870 U.S. Census
Name: John D Sawyer
Birth Year (Estimated): 1839
Gender: Male
Age (Original): 31y
Race: White
Birthplace: Maine
Event Place: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
John D Sawyer M 31y Maine
Clara A Sawyer F 24y Maine
Mary H Sawyer F 3y Maine
Horace A Sawyer M 7m Maine
Mary Sawyer F 70y Maine
Added: 10/28/2013 8:15:08 AM - 1  Updated: 10/28/2013 8:15:21 AM - 1


World History1871 - Treaty of Frankfurt ends Franco-Prussian War; German Empire recognized and France loses Alsace-Lorraine

Invention1876 - The telephone is invented (Alexander Graham Bell, Scotland/United States)

Invention1877 - The phonograph is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)

USA1877 - Rutherford B. Hayes (1822-1893) becomes 19th President of the United States

Invention1879 - Incandescent light bulb is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, United States)


Gray, Cumberland, Maine Click here to go to source1880 U.S. Census

Name: John D. Sawyer
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1880
Event Place: Gray, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Gender: Male
Age: 42
Marital Status: Married
Occupation: Farmer
Race (Original): W
Ethnicity: American
Relationship to Head of Household: Self
Birthplace: Maine, United States
Birth Date: 1838
Spouse's Name: Clara A. Sawyer
Spouse's Birthplace: Maine, United States
Father's Name:
Father's Birthplace: Maine, United States
Mother's Name:
Mother's Birthplace: Maine, United States
Page: 332
Page Letter: C
Entry Number: 268
Affiliate Film Number: T9-0478
GS Film number: 1254478
Digital Folder Number: 004241563
Image Number: 00055
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Self John D. Sawyer M 42 Maine, United States
Wife Clara A. Sawyer F 35 Maine, United States
Daughter Mary H. Sawyer F 15 Maine, United States
Daughter Mary Sawyer F 11 Maine, United States
Daughter Cora A. Sawyer F 9 Maine, United States
Son Samuel Sawyer M 5 Maine, United States
Son Reuben Sawyer M 3 Maine, United States
Daughter Susie Sawyer F Maine, United States
Sister Lucy C. Hall F 55 Maine, United States
Added: 10/28/2013 8:13:13 AM - 1  Updated: 10/28/2013 8:13:26 AM - 1


Invention1884 - Photographic film is invented (George Eastman, United States)

Invention1884 - The roller coaster (LeMarcus A. Thompson, United States)

USA1885 - Grover Cleveland (1837-1908) becomes 22nd President of the United States

USA1889 - Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) becomes 23rd President of the United States

Invention1889 - The automobile is invented (Gottlieb Daimler, Germany)

Invention1891 - The motion picture camera is invented (Thomas Alva Edison, William K.L. Dickson, United States)

Invention1893 - The electric toaster is invented (Crompton Co., UK)

Invention1893 - The zipper is invented (Whitcomb L. Judson, United States)

Invention1893 - First car is built by Henry Ford (United States)

Invention1897 - Aspirin is invented (Felix Hoffmann (Bayer), Germany)

USA1897 - William McKinley (1843-1901) becomes 25th President of the United States


Gray, Cumberland, Maine Click here to go to source1900 U.S. Census
Name: John D Sawyer
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Date: 1900
Event Place: ED 45 Gray town, Cumberland, Maine, United States
Birth Date: May 1839
Birthplace: Maine
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Father's Birthplace: Maine
Mother's Birthplace: Maine
Race: White
Gender: Male
Marital Status: Married
Years Married: 33
Marriage Year (Estimated): 1867
Mother of how many children:
Number of Living Children:
Immigration Year:
Page: 8
Sheet Letter: B
Family Number: 221
Reference ID: 76
GS Film number: 1240590
Digital Folder Number: 004119817
Image Number: 00274
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head John D Sawyer M 61 Maine
Wife Clara A Sawyer F 55 Maine
Son Harry Sawyer M 31 Maine
Son Samuel Sawyer M 26 Maine
Son Reuben Sawyer M 22 Maine
Daughter Susie C Sawyer F 20 Maine
Son John Sawyer M 18 Maine
Son Winfield Sawyer M 16 Maine
Added: 10/28/2013 8:14:09 AM - 1  Updated: 10/28/2013 8:14:21 AM - 1


USA1901 - Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919) becomes 26th President of the United States

Invention1903 - The first engine-powered airplane is invented (Wilbur & Orville Wright, United States)

USA1904 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal

Invention1907 - The electric washing machine is invented (Alva J. Fisher, United States)

Invention1908 - First Model-T car is produced by Henry Ford (United States)

USA1909 - William Howard Taft (1857-1930) becomes 27th President of the United States


Gray, Cumberland, Maine Click here to go to source1910 U.S. Census
Name: John T Sawyer
Titles and Terms:
Event Type: Census
Event Year: 1910
Event Place: Gray, Cumberland, Maine, United States
District: 54
Gender: Male
Age: 70
Marital Status: Married
Race: White
Race (Original): White
Relationship to Head of Household: Head
Relationship to Head of Household (Original): Head
Birth Year (Estimated): 1840
Birthplace: Maine
Immigration Year:
Father's Birthplace: Maine
Mother's Birthplace: Maine
Sheet Number and Letter: 10A
Household ID: 249
Line Number:
Affiliate Name: The U.S. National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
Affiliate Publication Number: M1283
GS Film number: 1374551
Digital Folder Number: 004330007
Image Number: 00940
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Head John T Sawyer M 70 Maine
Wife Clara A Sawyer F 68 Maine
Son Samuel Sawyer M 35 Maine
Son Winfield Sawyer M 25 Maine
Added: 10/28/2013 8:16:01 AM - 1  Updated: 10/28/2013 8:16:12 AM - 1


World History1912 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic

USA1913 - Woodrow Wilson (1856-1924) becomes 28th President of the United States

Invention1913 - The assembly line is invented (Henry Ford, United States)

Invention1913 - The bra is invented (Mary Phelps Jacob, United States)

World History1914 - August 3, 1914 - World War I begins: Germany invades Belgium

Death
19 Dec 1917
Gray, Cumberland, Maine, USA





Death-related Information



Name: John D Sawyer
Event Type: Death
Event Date: 19 Dec 1917
Event Place: Gray, Maine, United States
Birth Date: 01 Jun 1838
Birthplace: Gray, Maine
GS Film number: 001001834
Digital Folder Number: 005246544
Image Number: 01883

"Maine, Veterans Cemetery Records, 1676-1918," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/KXQZ-J5N : accessed 24 Oct 2013), John D Sawyer, 1917.





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