Sarah Armstrong

19 November 1810–1854 (Age 43)
Rockingham, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah Armstrong was born on 19 November 1810, in Rockingham, Virginia, United States as the daughter of William Armstrong and Jane Corson or Cameron. She married Jonathan Yankie in 1831. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1854, in Ohio, United States, at the age of 44, and was buried in Bratton Township, Adams, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jonathan Yankie
1806–1896
Sarah Armstrong
1810–1854
Marriage: 1831
William J. Yankie
1834–1855
Mahala Jane Armstrong Yankie
1840–1880
Milton N Yankie Yankey
1841–1861
Joseph Trimble Yankie
1844–1926
Sarah Angeline Yankey
1848–1911
James Minor Yankie
1852–1928
Miner Yankie
1853–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1831
,,Ohio
children

(7)

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Armstrong

    MaleMale

    Jane Corson or Cameron

    Female1779–Female

siblings

(9)

    Jane Armstrong

    Female1805–Female

    John Armstrong

    Male1807–1885Male

    Margaret Armstrong

    Female1809–1907Female

    Mary Armstrong

    Female1809–Female

    Female1810–1854Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1812

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 2

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 14

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

Name Meaning

1 English (common in Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): Middle English nickname for someone who was strong in the arm.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O’Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’, both from Ulster.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Armstrong in entry for James Minor Yankie, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Sara Armstrong in entry for Joseph Trimble Yankie, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Sarah Armstrong Yankey, "Find A Grave Index"

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