Sarah A. Jackson

about 1828–
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah A.

When Sarah A. Jackson was born about 1828, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Eli J. Jackson, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Petty, was 23. 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
Sarah A. Jackson
Marriage: before 1850
Agatha Mary Mansell

Spouse and Children

before 1850
Jackson, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Petty




+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 1. As an American surname this has absorbed other patronymics beginning with J- in various European languages.

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

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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"

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