Sarah Ann Smith

21 February 1800–26 February 1879 (Age 79)
South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Sarah Ann

Sarah Ann Smith was born on 21 February 1800, in South Carolina, United States. She married Cyrus B Black in 1819, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Western Division, Walker, Alabama, United States in 1860. She died on 26 February 1879, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

Cyrus B Black
Sarah Ann Smith
Marriage: 1819
Thomas C. Black
Robert R Black
John R Black
Elizabeth Jane Black
Cyrus Black
Sarah Ann Black
William S Black
James M. Black
George M. Black
Mary Delilah Black
Alexander Black
Nancy L. Black

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World Events (8)

Age 3
France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1819 · Constitution of 1819
Age 19
The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
1822 · Slave Rebellion
Age 22
"On June 16, 1822, Denmark Vesey a free and self-educated African American leads a slave rebellion called ""the rising."" The interesting thing about this rebellion is that it does not really happen. The only thing the judges have to go on is the testimony of people that witness it."

Name Meaning

(1997: 831783;2007: 1725054; 2010: 2442977)English and Scottish: occupational name denoting a worker in metal, especially iron, such as a blacksmith or farrier, from Middle English smith ‘smith’ (Old English smith, probably a derivative of smītan ‘to strike, hammer’). Early examples are also found in the Latin form Faber . Metal-working was one of the earliest occupations for which specialist skills were required, and its importance ensured that this term and its equivalents in other languages were the most widespread of all occupational surnames in Europe. Medieval smiths were important not only in making horseshoes, plowshares, and other domestic articles, but above all for their skill in forging swords, other weapons, and armor. This is also the most frequent of all surnames in the US. It is very common among African Americans and Native Americans (see also 5 below). This surname (in any of the two possible English senses; see also below) is also found in Haiti. See also Smither .English: from Middle English smithe ‘smithy, forge’ (Old English smiththe). The surname may be topographic, for someone who lived in or by a blacksmith's shop, occupational, for someone who worked in one, or habitational, from a place so named, such as Smitha in King's Nympton (Devon). Compare Smithey .

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

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Sabra's Heritage - Cherokee

This information came from an elderly lady in Oklahoma from the Thomas C. Black line. Most of her information was taken from her family bible, written there by her father's mother. She read where SC …

Sources (3)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Sabra - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: Sabra or Sabry
  • Sabra Black in household of Syrus Black, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sabney Black in household of Lewis Black, "United States Census, 1850"

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