Sarah E Kuykendall

Female1849–

Brief Life History of Sarah E

Sarah E Kuykendall was born in 1849, in Cherokee, Georgia, United States.

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    1861

    Age 12

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

    1863

    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 14

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of Dutch Koekendaal or Koekendal: habitational name from a farmhouse so named near Doetinchem in Gelderland province, from daal, dal ‘valley’ and kuiken, kieken ‘chicken’. Both original Dutch forms are quite rare in the Netherlands. Compare Coykendall , Kirkendall and Kuykendoll .

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

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