Sarah Jones

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Jones was born in 1802, in Virginia, United States, her father, Joshua Jones, was 19 and her mother, Abigail Stanley, was 22. She married Isaac Pratt Sr in 1824, in Rockingham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Grainger, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and District 4, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. She died after 1 June 1880, in Rutledge, Grainger, Tennessee, United States, and was buried in New Blackwell Cemetery, Rutledge, Grainger, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Pratt Sr
1802–1875
Sarah Jones
1802–1880
Marriage: 1824
Alexander Pratt
1825–
Mary Pratt
1826–1866
William Pratt
1830–1908
Francis Adaline Pratt
1845–1894
George Washington Pratt Sr.
1827–1903
Elisha Pratt
1832–1912
Isaac Pratt
1835–1862
John Lafayette Pratt
1838–1914
Joseph Henry Harris Pratt
1839–1916
Thomas Joshua Pratt
1842–1865
Edward Pratt
1842–
Sarah Edna Pratt
1843–

Sources (10)

  • Sarah Pratte, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Don'T Know in entry for Joe H. Pratt, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
  • Sarah Pratt in household of Issac Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"

World Events (8)

1803

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1812 · Monumental Church Built

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) (see John ), with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s. The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. It began to be adopted as a non-hereditary surname in some parts of Wales from the 16th century onward, but did not become a widespread hereditary surname there until the 18th and 19th centuries. In North America, this surname has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. It is (including in the sense 2 below) the fifth most frequent surname in the US. It is also very common among African Americans and Native Americans.

English: habitational or occupational name for someone who lived or worked ‘at John's (house)’.

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

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