Sara Louise Gatliff

Female1 February 1787–30 September 1864

Brief Life History of Sara Louise

When Sara Louise Gatliff was born on 1 February 1787, in Garrard, Kentucky, United States, her father, Charles Hobert Gatliff, was 38 and her mother, Christina McGuire, was 33. She married John Isham Farris in 1804, in Knox, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Knox, Kentucky, United States in 1860. She died on 30 September 1864, in Whitley, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Barbourville, Knox, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Isham Farris
Sara Louise Gatliff
Marriage: 1804
Cornelius Gatliff Farris
Elizabeth Betsy Farris
Joseph Davis Farris
Jane Farris
Minerva Esther Farris
Hily Ann Farris
James Britton Farris
Esom Farris
Narcissa Leigh Dorcas Farris
Sarah Louise Farris
Samantha Luan Farris
Nancy Farris
Emily Phares
John W Farris
Nimrod Farris

Sources (3)

  • Sally Pharis in household of Jno Evans, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Louise Gatliff Farris, "Find A Grave Index"
  • findagrave for Sarah Louise Gatliff Farris

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1804Knox, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (15)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (14)

    +9 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1788 · The First Presidential Election

    Age 1

    The First Presidential election was held in the newly created United States of America. Under the Articles of Confederation, the executive branch of the country was not set up for an individual to help lead the nation. So, under the United States Constitution they position was put in. Because of his prominent roles during the Revolutionary War, George Washington was voted in unanimously as the First President of the United States.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries 1800: Lincoln, Kentucky, United States 1800: Knox, Kentucky, United States


    Age 21

    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): variant of Gatecliff, a habitational name for someone from Gatley in Greater Manchester (formerly in Cheshire), from Old English gāt ‘goat’ + clif ‘cliff, bank’.

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

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