Sarah Thompson

21 October 1798–1 August 1894 (Age 95)
North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah

When Sarah Thompson was born on 21 October 1798, in North Carolina, United States, her father, Alexander researching 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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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

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World Events (8)

1799 · Gold Nuggets Found
Age 1
"In 1799, in Little Meadow Creak located in Cabarrus County, North Carolina a large yellow """"rock"""" was found by Conrad Reed. A few years later it was determined that the """"rock"""" was a gold nugget."
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.
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

1 English: patronymic from Thomas . Thompson is widely distributed throughout Britain, but is most common in northern England and northern Ireland.2 Americanized form of Thomsen .

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

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Sources (12)

  • Sarah Mc Callie in household of Archibald Mc Callie, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Mccallie in household of Archable Mccallie, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Mccallie in household of A Mccallie, "United States Census, 1880"

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