Sarah "Sally" Bourland

Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah "Sally"

When Sarah "Sally" Bourland was born in 1820, in Kentucky, United States, her father, William G Bolland, was 28 and her mother, Rachel Slaton, was 26. She married Walter White on 31 January 1839, in Gallatin, Illinois, United States.

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Walter White
Sarah "Sally" Bourland
Marriage: 31 January 1839

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    31 January 1839Gallatin, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 0
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens
    Age 10
    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
    Age 41
    Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Hampshire): variant of Burland . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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    Sources (1)

    • Sarah Barrell, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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