Sarah Elizabeth Duncan

1830–August 1880 (Age 50)
Tilden, Webster, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Sarah Elizabeth

When Sarah Elizabeth Duncan was born in 1830, in Tilden, Webster, Kentucky, United States, her father, Elijah Duncan, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Lewis, was 36. She married James Thomas Handley on 1 November 1848, in Henderson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Morganfield, Union, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Corydon, Henderson, Kentucky, United States in 1880. She died in August 1880, at the age of 50.

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Family Time Line

James Thomas Handley
1829–1905
Sarah Elizabeth Duncan
1830–1880
Marriage: 1 November 1848
Minerva Jane Handley
1849–1915
Rovella Handley
1864–1925
Handley
1872–1872
William J. Handley
1852–1856
Mary Frances Handley
1854–1898
Isaac William Handley
1856–1856
Sarah Catherine Handley
1857–1859
Nancy Ann Handley
1860–1937
James Robert Handley
1862–1947
Jas Robt Handley
1862–
Edward Gibson Hanley
1865–1942
George Henry Fink Handley
1868–1885
Nathan Ignatious Handley
1874–1879

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 November 1848
Henderson, Kentucky, United States
children

(13)

    Minerva Jane Handley

    Female1849–1915Female

    William J. Handley

    Male1852–1856Male

    Mary Frances Handley

    Female1854–1898Female

    Isaac William Handley

    Male1856–1856Male

    Sarah Catherine Handley

    Female1857–1859Female

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Elijah Duncan

    Male1791–1869Male

    Nancy Lewis

    Female1794–1833Female

siblings

(8)

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 0

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 0

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1846

Age 16

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Scottish: Powerful chieftain

Sources (3)

  • Sarah Handley in household of James Handley, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Hundley in household of J T Hundley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sarah E Handley in household of James T Handley, "United States Census, 1870"

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