Sarah Love

Female13 September 1747–22 March 1819

Brief Life History of Sarah

When Sarah Love was born on 13 September 1747, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, her father, Daniel Love, was 22 and her mother, Catharine Norris, was 26. She married General James Kenan R.S. on 13 March 1770, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 22 March 1819, in her hometown, at the age of 71, and was buried in Graham Cemetery, Kenansville, Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

General James Kenan R.S.
Sarah Love
Marriage: 13 March 1770
Thomas Stephen Kenan
Catherine Kenan
Lydia Kenan
Mary Elizabeth Kenan
Susannah Kenan
Mary R Kenan
Daniel Love Kenan
Sarah Kenan
Jane Kenan

Sources (8)

  • Sarah Love Kenan, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Sarah Kenan - 1816 - Duplin County, NC - Wills
  • Find A Grave Index

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 March 1770Duplin, North Carolina, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (2)

    World Events (6)


    Age 29

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 29

    North Carolina is the 12th state.

    1786 · Shays' Rebellion

    Age 39

    Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

    Name Meaning

    English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English female name Lufu ‘love’, or the masculine equivalent Lufa. Compare Leaf 2.

    English and Scottish: nickname from Anglo-Norman French love ‘she-wolf’ or simply ‘wolf’, the word love being a back-formation from the diminutive forms lovel and lovet ‘little wolf’. See also Low 3, from Anglo-Norman French lou, the more usual form of the word.

    Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Fhionghuin (see McKinnon ).

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

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