Sarah Tennessee Young

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

The Life Summary 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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Family Time Line

John Franklin Brewer
1856–1940
Sarah Tennessee Young
1856–1954
Marriage: 1877
Clarence Cullie Brewer
1881–1895
Burney Letcher Brewer
1883–1953
Ernest Elmer Brewer
1885–1970
John Oreol Brewer
1887–1937
William Luke Brewer
1890–1959

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1877
  • Children

    (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    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.
    1863
    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

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: nickname from Middle English yong ‘young’ (Old English geong), used to distinguish a younger man from an older man bearing the same personal name (typically, father and son). In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge. In Gaelic-speaking areas of Scotland this was widely used as an English equivalent of the Gaelic nickname Og ‘young’; see Ogg . This surname is also very common among African Americans.Americanized form (translation into English) of various European surnames meaning ‘young’ or similar, notably German Jung , Dutch Jong and De Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .Americanized form of Swedish Ljung: topographic or an ornamental name from ljung ‘(field of) heather’, or a habitational name from a placename containing this word, e.g. Ljungby.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Yongue
    Youngs
    Younger
    Ogg
    Younge

    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 (9)

    • Sally Young in entry for Burney Letcher Brewer, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • 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"

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