Sarah White

22 August 1806–5 May 1844 (Age 37)
Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States

The Life of Sarah

Sarah White was born on 22 August 1806, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States. She married John Alexander McCully Jr. in 1821, in Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 5 May 1844, in Randolph, Missouri, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Thomas Hill, Randolph, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Alexander McCully Jr.
1800–1860
Sarah White
1806–1844
Marriage: 1821
Samuel M. McCully
1823–1883
Sarah Jane McCully
1825–1880
William McCully
1828–1901
Elizabeth McCully
1830–1851
Mary F McCully
1832–1916
Daniel McCully
1835–1851
Valentine McCully
1837–1884
John McCully
1839–1917
Isaac Lawson "Loss" McCully
1841–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1821
Edwardsville, Madison, Illinois, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1808

Age 2

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1812

Age 6

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1818

Age 12

Illinois is the 21st state.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from Middle English whit ‘white’, hence a nickname for someone with white hair or an unnaturally pale complexion. In some cases it represents a Middle English personal name, from an Old English byname, Hwīt(a), of this origin. As a Scottish and Irish surname it has been widely used as a translation of the many Gaelic names based on bán ‘white’ ( see Bain 1) or fionn ‘fair’ ( see Finn 1). There has also been some confusion with Wight .2 Translated form of cognate and equivalent names in other languages, such as German Weiss , French Blanc , Polish Białas ( see Bialas ), etc.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Sarah White McCully, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah White - Published information: birth: about 1800; Tennessee, United States

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