Sarah Albinah Stephenson

April 1830–22 June 1914 (Age 84)
Trigg, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Albinah

When Sarah Albinah Stephenson was born in April 1830, in Trigg, Kentucky, United States, her father, Preston Brown Stephenson, was 24 and her mother, Nancy Reedy, was 27. She married Thomas Jefferson Barnett on 1 March 1848. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Hamel, Madison, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Edwardsville, Edwardsville Township, Madison, Illinois Territory, United States in 1900. She died on 22 June 1914, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Quercus Grove Cemetery, Hamel Township, Madison, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Jefferson Barnett
Sarah Albinah Stephenson
Marriage: 1 March 1848
William Anson Barnett
Sabra Starr Barnett
Otis Barnett
Juliet Barnett

Spouse and Children

1 March 1848
LDS film no. 2034831 Shown as Sarah Albinah Stevenson


    William Anson Barnett


    Sabra Starr Barnett


    Otis Barnett



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World Events (8)

1832 · The Black Hawk War

Age 2

Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 20

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

Age 31

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

Northern English and Scottish: patronymic from the personal name Stephen ( see Steven ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Barnett in household of F J Barnett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Sarah A Barnet in household of Thomas Barnet, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A Barnett in household of Thomas J Barnett, "United States Census, 1850"

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