Sarah Smith

1816–
Knox, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Smith was born in 1816, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. She married Stewart H. Pugh on 24 February 1854, in Knox, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Rhea, Tennessee, United States in 1860 and District 5, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Stewart H. Pugh
1808–
Sarah Smith
1816–
Marriage: 24 February 1854
William R. Pugh
1853–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 February 1854
Knox, Tennessee, United States
children

(1)

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 3

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 19

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 46

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a worker in metal, from Middle English smith (Old English smið, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Metalworking was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents were perhaps the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is the most frequent of all American surnames; it has also absorbed, by assimilation and translation, cognates and equivalents from many other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Pugh in household of Stewart H Pugh, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Pugh in household of William Pugh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah Smith, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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