Sarah Jones

1802–after 1 June 1880 (Age 78)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary 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. She died after 1 June 1880, in Rutledge, Grainger, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 8197.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Pratt Sr
Sarah Jones
Marriage: 1824
Alexander Pratt
Mary Pratt
William Pratt
Francis Adaline Pratt
George Washington Pratt Sr.
Elisha Pratt
Isaac Pratt
John Lafayette Pratt
Joseph Henry Harris Pratt
Thomas Joshua Pratt
Edward Pratt
Sarah Edna Pratt

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1824Rockingham, North Carolina, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1812 · Monumental Church Built
    Age 10
    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"""
    Age 22
    “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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    Sources (8)

    • Sarah Pratt in household of Issac Pratt, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Don'T Know in entry for Joe H. Pratt, "Tennessee Death Records, 1914-1963"
    • Sarah Pratt in household of Isaac Pratt, "United States Census, 1850"

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