Sarah Thompson

Female21 October 1798–1 August 1894

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Thompson was born on 21 October 1798, in Blount, Tennessee, United States, her father, Alexander Thompson, was 16 and her mother, Elizabeth Swope, was 14. She married Archibald McCallie on 26 July 1821, in Blount, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and Meigs, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died on 1 August 1894, in Birchwood, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Hamilton, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Archibald McCallie
Sarah Thompson
Marriage: 26 July 1821
Alexander McCallie
Angeline McCallie
Jane McCallie
Mary McCallie
John McCallie
Elizabeth McCallie
Rachel Elvira McCallie
Adelaide Louise McCallie
Sarah Ann McCallie
Archibald Lafayette McCallie

Sources (13)

  • Sarah Mc Callie in household of Archibald Mc Callie, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sally Thompson, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Sarah Thompson McCallie, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 July 1821Blount, Tennessee, United States
  • Children (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (10)

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

    Age 2

    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.


    Age 5

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 27

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic from the Middle English personal name T(h)om(me) (see Thom ) + -son ‘son of Tom’. Thomson is usually the Scottish form, that with the intrusive -p- being English. Both forms are common in Ireland. The surname Thompson is also very common among African Americans.

    Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Thomsen and of its Swedish cognate Thomsson. Compare Thomson .

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

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