Sarah Carter

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Carter was born in 1803, in Chester, South Carolina, United States, her father, Churchill Carter Sr, was 57 and her mother, Leah Moultrey, was 46. She married James Knight McCollum in 1819, in Chester, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died in 1858, in Hubbertville, Fayette, Alabama, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Hubbertville Church Of Christ Cemetery, Fayette, Fayette, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Knight McCollum
1800–1872
Sarah Carter
1803–1858
Marriage: 1819
Nancy Caroline McCollum
1820–1890
Allen McCollum
1820–1881
Leah Catherine McCollum
1821–1885
Newman Theodore McCollum
1823–1883
Henry Carter McCollum
1824–1904
Joseph E McCollum
1825–1869
James Madison McCollum
1827–1915
Regina A. McCollum
1827–1880
Charner James McCollum
1832–1890
Ann Elizabeth McCollum
1835–1899
Sarah Frances McCollum
1838–1902

Sources (8)

  • Sarah Mccollum in household of Jesse Mccollum, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Carter - Published information: birth-name: Sarah Carter
  • Sarah Carter McCollum, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1814

Historical Boundaries: 1814: Mississippi Territory, United States 1817: Alabama Territory, United States 1818: Tuscaloosa, Alabama Territory, United States 1819: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States 1824: Fayette, Alabama, United States

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. 

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a transporter of goods, from Middle English carter(e) ‘carter’ (Anglo-Norman French car(e)tier, Old French charetier, medieval Latin carettarius, carettator). The Old French word coalesced with the earlier Middle English word cart(e) ‘cart’, which is from either Old Norse kartr or Old English cræt, both of which, like the Late Latin word, were probably derived from Celtic. This surname is also very common among African Americans.

Irish: shortened form of McCarter .

Americanized form of German Karter ‘carder’.

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

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