Sarah Ann Spain


Brief Life History of Sarah Ann

When Sarah Ann Spain was born in 1820, in Virginia, United States, her father, Wiley J. Spain, was 20 and her mother, Virginia Jane Graves, was 34. She married Andrew Jackson Turnbow on 18 February 1848. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 3, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1880. She died in 1899, in Greer, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mangum, Greer, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Jackson Turnbow
Sarah Ann Spain
Marriage: 18 February 1848
Felicia "Jane" Turnbow
Andrew Fountain Turnbow
Lucie Turnbow
Lamira A Turnbow
Nathan A. Turnbow
Margaret Emma Turnbo
Ophelia A. Turnbo
Robert L. Turnbo
Joseph E. Turnbough

Sources (16)

  • Sarah A Tumbow in household of Francis M West, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sarah Ann Spain, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Sarah A. Spain Turnbo, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1848
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (13)

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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 0

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

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

    Age 4

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

    1844 · German Immigration to Texas

    Age 24

    Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.

    Name Meaning

    English (Kent) and Irish (Tipperary and Offaly):

    of Norman origin, a habitational name from Épaignes (Eure), recorded as Hispania in the 12th century. It was probably so named because it was established by colonists from Spain during the Roman Empire.

    of Norman origin, a habitational name from Espinay (Ille-et-Vilaine) in Brittany. The placename derives from Old French espinee, a collective form of espine ‘thorn’.

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

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