Sarah Tennessee Young

13 August 1856–8 December 1954 (Age 98)
McNairy, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah Tennessee

When Sarah Tennessee Young was born on 13 August 1856, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States, her father, Orville William Young, was 49 and her mother, Mary Stella Hunter, was 40. She married John Franklin Brewer in 1877. They were the parents of at least 5 sons. She lived in Parks Township, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Loco, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 8 December 1954, in Duncan, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 98, and was buried in Comanche, Stephens, Oklahoma, United States.

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John Franklin Brewer
Sarah Tennessee Young
Marriage: 1877
Clarence Cullie Brewer
Burney Letcher Brewer
Ernest Elmer Brewer
John Oreol Brewer
William Luke Brewer

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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 26

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

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

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Story Highlight

Young, Sally Tennessee story

When Sally Tennessee Young was born on August 15, 1856, in McNairy, Tennessee, her father, Orvil, was 49, and her mother, Mary, was 40. She married John Franklin Brewer in 1877. They had seven childre …

Sources (3)

  • Sallie T Brewer in household of John F Brewer, Stephens, Oklahoma, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Sallie Brewer in household of John F Brewer, Stephens, Oklahoma. "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sallie T Brewer in household of John F Brewer, Montague, Texas, "United States Census, 1900"

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