Sarah A. Jackson

Femaleabout 1828–

Brief Life History of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Jackson was born about 1828, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Eli J. Jackson, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Petty, was 25. She married James Mansell before 1850, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in Jackson, Tennessee, United States.

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James Mansell
1802–1877
Sarah A. Jackson
1828–
Marriage: before 1850
Agatha Mary Mansell
1851–1910

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Mansel in household of James Mansel, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Mansell in household of James Mansell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah A Mancell in household of James Mancell, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 1850Jackson, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 2

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    1835 · The Hermitage is Built

    Age 7

    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

    1862 · Battle of Shiloh

    Age 34

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from Jack . In North America, this surname has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages, in particular those derived from equivalents or short forms and other derivatives of the personal name Jacob , e.g. Norwegian Jacobsen or Jakobsen and, in some cases, Slovenian Jakše (from a derivative of the personal name Jakob ). This surname is also very common among African Americans (see also 2 below).

    African American: from the personal name Jackson (or Andrew Jackson), adopted in honor of Andrew Jackson, the 7th president of the US; or adoption of the surname in 1 above, in many cases probably for the same reason.

    History: This extremely common British name was brought over by numerous different bearers in the 17th and 18th centuries. One forebear was the father and namesake of the seventh US president, Andrew Jackson, who migrated to SC from Carrickfergus in the north of Ireland in 1765. The Confederate General Thomas ‘Stonewall’ Jackson came from VA, where his great-grandfather John, likewise of Scotch–Irish stock, had settled after emigrating to America in 1748.

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

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